Adrienne Rich S Poetry And Prose

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 0393961478
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Presents an annotated selection of poems and prose writings by twentieth-century American author Adrienne Rich, and includes thirteen reviews and interpretations of her work.
Category: Literary Criticism

Selected Poems

Author : Hélène Aji
ISBN : 9781443845847
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Complete poems are bulky and too heavy to carry around. Collected poems pretend to be complete, but usually are not. Selected poems are altogether unpretentious and reader-friendly. But they can be problematic. Who decides what poems are important for inclusion in a volume of selected poems? When the selection occurs during the author’s lifetime, may one assume that the author was involved? What motivates the choice of one poem over another? How do readers’ preferences influence this choice? How do new readers and familiar readers of a poet negotiate the poems that are left out of the selection? The essays in this volume address these questions in a variety of ways, and also provide an overview of poetic writing from modernist poets to the present day, using selections from the 1940s until now. They offer new insight into the uses, both pedagogical and critical, of selection. Because Selected Poems usually address a large general public, these essays have also been written for all those who wish to know more about how these slimmer, more attractive volumes are produced.
Category: Literary Criticism

Adrienne Rich

Author : Cheri Colby Langdell
ISBN : 0313316058
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Although best known as a poet, Adrienne Rich is a versatile critic and a gifted writer of nonfiction and critical theory. One of America's most outspoken literary figures, her courage in speaking out against injustice in the United States and worldwide has earned her the kind of international political following few American poets enjoy. This book is a much-needed comprehensive study of her life and career. It covers the full progression of her poetry from the beginning through her most recent work. In doing so, it clarifies her entire poetic output and illuminates her concepts of nation, the female body, power, and women's sexuality.
Category: Literary Criticism

Bungen Im Politischen Denken

Author : Maria Robaszkiewicz
ISBN : 9783658165178
Genre : Philosophy
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Maria Robaszkiewicz fragt in ihrem Buch worin politische Kompetenz besteht, welche Fähigkeiten der Beteiligung am politischen Geschehen zugrunde liegen und wie eine politische Sphäre geschaffen werden kann, die trotz der Pluralität von Meinungen, einen Raum für politische Gemeinschaft bietet. Sie greift dabei auf Hannah Arendts Konzept des politischen Denkens zurück, das mögliche Antworten auf diese Fragen gibt. Allerdings ist die Fähigkeit des politischen Denkens den Menschen nicht gegeben, sondern muss erst durch Übungen entwickelt werden. Arendts Texte können als Beispiele derartiger Übungen fungieren: Als solche bieten sie eine Einleitung der Politik als weltbildender Praxis.
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The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 9780195156539
Genre : Literary Collections
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Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays.
Category: Literary Collections

Jayne Cortez Adrienne Rich And The Feminist Superhero

Author : Laura Hinton
ISBN : 9781498528740
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of essays on the topics of feminist voice, vision, and performance in political poetries by Jayne Cortez and Adrienne Rich includes visual art and commentary by the feminist sculptor Linda Stein. The book examines the rise of the American popular-culture female superhero—notably, Wonder Woman—exploring the textuality of female-poetic activism through this superhero theme.
Category: Literary Criticism

The New Anthology Of American Poetry

Author : Steven Gould Axelrod
ISBN : 9780813562902
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, and Thomas Travisano continue the standard of excellence set in Volumes I and II of this extraordinary anthology. Volume III provides the most compelling and wide-ranging selection available of American poetry from 1950 to the present. Its contents are just as diverse and multifaceted as America itself and invite readers to explore the world of poetry in the larger historical context of American culture. Nearly three hundred poems allow readers to explore canonical works by such poets as Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, and Sylvia Plath, as well as song lyrics from such popular musicians as Bob Dylan and Queen Latifah. Because contemporary American culture transcends the borders of the continental United States, the anthology also includes numerous transnational poets, from Julia de Burgos to Derek Walcott. Whether they are the works of oblique avant-gardists like John Ashbery or direct, populist poets like Allen Ginsberg, all of the selections are accompanied by extensive introductions and footnotes, making the great poetry of the period fully accessible to readers for the first time.
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Feminist Moments

Author : Susan Bruce
ISBN : 9781474230407
Genre : Political Science
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The challenges presented by feminism to traditional understandings of representation, normative values, power relations and the political are not simply the product of late-20th century thinking. Feminist Moments, in examining some of the pivotal texts in the history of feminist thought, demonstrates that these challenges emerge from a long and varied history of feminist writing. The volume brings together texts from literary and analytical works written by women and men, and from inside and outside the Western tradition, including Mary Wortley Montagu, Anna Wheeler and William Thompson, Nazira Zeineddine, Betty Friedan, Andrea Dworkin and Luisa Valenzuela. The volume is unique in offering close readings of key passages from the selected texts, making it ideal for classroom use; its original essays, all authored by specialists, will also be of interest to more advanced scholars. In juxtaposing and analysing a wide range of texts which despite their significance are rarely discussed together, Feminist Moments provides a fascinating historical narrative of feminist thought which will be highly valuable to students and scholars of the history of political thought, political philosophy and gender and literary studies.
Category: Political Science

My Ntonia

Author : Willa Cather
ISBN : 9780393522938
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