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Adrienne Rich: Passion, Politics, & the Body

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Adrienne Rich is a major American poet who continues to be inspired by the political ideas and activism of various liberation movements of the twentieth century. Whether expressed in poetry or in prose, her ideas have been much debated, particularly within second wave feminism.

This unique introduction focuses on Rich's prose work but also makes reference to the poetry where her political ideas and urgencies often find their first expression. Demonstrating the compexity and subtlety of her contribution to feminism, the book outlines her wide-ranging thoughts on, for example, motherhood, heterosexuality, lesbian and Jewish identity, and issues of racial and sexual otherness. Liz Yorke conveys the range and importance of Rich

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Adrienne Rich is one of the foremost women poets and theorists writing in America today. In this accessible introduction to Adrienne RichAEs work, author Liz Yorke reviews the process and development of her ideas through time, ideas that are worked out in and through both her prose and her poetry. As a lesbian poet, Rich has participated in many of the major political debates within second-wave feminism. This book explores the complexity and subtlety of RichAEs contribution to feminism and outlines her ideas on motherhood, heterosexuality, lesbian identity, Jewish identity, and issues of racial and sexual otherness. Liz Yorke conveys the range of RichAEs achievements and highlights the major themes in RichAEs work.

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ISBN:
9780803977266
Author:
Yorke, Liz
Publisher:
Sage Publications (UK)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies

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"Synopsis" by , Adrienne Rich is one of the foremost women poets and theorists writing in America today. In this accessible introduction to Adrienne RichAEs work, author Liz Yorke reviews the process and development of her ideas through time, ideas that are worked out in and through both her prose and her poetry. As a lesbian poet, Rich has participated in many of the major political debates within second-wave feminism. This book explores the complexity and subtlety of RichAEs contribution to feminism and outlines her ideas on motherhood, heterosexuality, lesbian identity, Jewish identity, and issues of racial and sexual otherness. Liz Yorke conveys the range of RichAEs achievements and highlights the major themes in RichAEs work.
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