A History of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry by Linda A. Kinnahan

By Linda A. Kinnahan

A background of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry explores the family tree of contemporary American verse by way of ladies from the early 20th century to the millennium. starting with an intensive creation that charts very important theoretical contributions to the sector, this historical past contains wide-ranging essays that light up the legacy of yankee girls poets. geared up thematically, those essays survey the multilayered verse of such different poets as Edna St Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Anne Sexton, Adrienne wealthy, and Audre Lorde. Written through a bunch of prime students, this background additionally devotes targeted recognition to the lasting importance of feminist literary feedback. This ebook is of pivotal value to the advance of women's poetry in the USA and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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