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This Country of Mothers Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry

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Publisher Comments:

A mosaic of memories, the poems of This Country of Mothers recollect Julianna Baggotts experiences as both mother and daughter. With wit, compassion, aggression, and anxiety, Baggott examines her maternal history. She recalls moments of creation and destruction in her life, times of elation and of desperation that mold her as both a woman and a poet. This affecting study of motherhood is framed in issues of Catholicism and of poetry itself, challenging and espousing the roles of both. Throughout her poems, Baggotts personal experiences embrace universal themes to birth poems in a language and style that is both powerfully feminine and accessibly human.

 

About the Author

Julianna Baggott received her M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has held fellowships and scholarships from the Delaware Division of Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ragdale Foundation, and Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her poems have been published in Poetry, The Southern Review, and Best American Poetry 2000. She is the author of Girl Talk, a novel, which has been translated into five languages. She lives in Delaware with her husband and three children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809323814
Author:
Baggott, Julianna
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Location:
Carbondale
Subject:
American
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Single Author / American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Edition
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Series:
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
Series Volume:
1509
Publication Date:
20010410
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in

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