Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985

Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985

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That Adrienne Rich is a not only a major American poet but an incisive, compelling prose writer is made clear once again by this collection, in which she continues to explore the social and political context of her life and art. Examining the connections between history and the imagination, ethics and action, she explores the possible meanings of being white, female, lesbian, Jewish, and a United States citizen, both at this particular time and through the lens of the past.I think that every feminist poet must longa€”I doa€”for real criticism of her worka€”not just descriptive, but analytical criticism ... trying to create a€œorganica€ articles a€œrather than write sneaky, schizophrenic essays from under two or three different hats.

Title:Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985
Author:Adrienne Rich
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company - 1994-07-17


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