Hunger of Memory

by

Richard Rodriguez

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Silence

From its very first essay, Hunger of Memory is a text obsessed with silence. Silence appears in three iterations in this memoir: the silence of not having a public identity, the silence of reading and…

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Books

Hunger of Memory is a book full of other books. Rodriguez frequently references books and authors he admires, such as Hoggart’s The Uses of Literacy, or Shakespeare, Milton, and Austen. In this regard, books…

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