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Lizzie Borden in Love: Poems in Women's Voices (Crab Orchard)

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Womens voices offering an intimate view into womens lives

Lizzie Borden in Love, a collection of poems by national bestselling author Julianna Baggott, offers poignant commentary in the voices of women as varied as Mary Todd Lincoln and Monica Lewinsky. The poems often focus on a particular moment in life: Katherine Hepburn discovers the dead body of her brother in an attic, or painter Mary Cassatt mourns the failure of her eyesight. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes ecstatic, the poems in this collection never fail the trust of the subjects of their intimate portrayals

 

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Women's voices offering an intimate view into women's lives

Lizzie Borden in Love, a collection of poems by national bestselling author Julianna Baggott, offers poignant commentary in the voices of women as varied as Mary Todd Lincoln and Monica Lewinsky. The poems often focus on a particular moment in life: Katherine Hepburn discovers the dead body of her brother in an attic, or painter Mary Cassatt mourns the failure of her eyesight. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes ecstatic, the poems in this collection never fail the trust of the subjects of their intimate portrayals

About the Author

Julianna Baggott is the author of the collection of poems This Country of Mothers (published by Southern Illinois University Press) and four novels—the national bestseller Girl Talk, The Miss America Family, The Madam, and Which Brings Me to You: A Novel in Confessions, cowritten with Steve Almond. She also writes novels for younger readers under the pen name N. E. Bode. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications including the Best American Poetry series, Glamour, Ms., Poetry, and TriQuarterly. Baggott holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and teaches at Florida State University in the Creative Writing Program and Film School. She lives in Florida with her husband and their three children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809327256
Author:
Baggott, Julianna
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Editor:
Tribble, Jon
Author:
Tribble, Jon
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry -- Women authors.
Subject:
American poetry -- Women authors.
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st Edition
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Series:
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in

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Lizzie Borden in Love, a collection of poems by national bestselling author Julianna Baggott, offers poignant commentary in the voices of women as varied as Mary Todd Lincoln and Monica Lewinsky. The poems often focus on a particular moment in life: Katherine Hepburn discovers the dead body of her brother in an attic, or painter Mary Cassatt mourns the failure of her eyesight. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes ecstatic, the poems in this collection never fail the trust of the subjects of their intimate portrayals

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