Published January 28, 2007
by UMMOF .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||608|
Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anthology of great U.S. women poets, Ann Arbor, Mich.: Mosaic Foundation, © The title is a little deceptive. This anthology of poetry by American women has many great (or at least quite good) poems. And it has some where the significance of the poet seemed greater than the example(s) given. That is, some of the life stories were more interesting than the poems/5. After months of research, I looked at An Anthology of Great U.S. Women Poets , edited and with notes by Glenn Richard Ruihley. After discussing the project with Jacquelyn Litt, Dean of the Douglass Residential College, I returned to this book, which I had already perused, and by chance opened it to the Lowell : Judith Shatin. “Readers interested in women’s writing, innovative writing, and American poetry in general will find this collection useful and informative—perhaps indispensable. The poets gathered here are among the most important voices in late twentieth-century poetry in the U.S., and the anthology offers an excellent introduction to their work.
Years ago I bought a book called Good Reading and to educate myself decided to make my way through the list of " Significant Books." I noted that of the 20 poets listed, only one, Emily Dickenson, was a woman. That made picking up this particular anthology of women poets irresistible/5(14). Great collection of women writers through the centuries. a must have for any reader who loves women's poetry. I received the book in a timely manner and in very good condition. The only drawback is that there were two writers missing in the revised version, that were published in the first edition. Namely, Vassar Miller and Judith Johnson Sherwin. An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets, Newly Revised and Expanded (); The Best American Poetry (); An Anthology of Great U.S. Women Poets, Temples and Palaces (). May Swenson's papers are housed at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Bibliography. I love this book so much! It's smart, sassy, and raw. The poets in this anthology are some of the most powerful feminist voices today at their finest. Julie Kane and Grace Bauer have put together one beautifully nasty collection of poems from a diverse group of women. It's a testament to the power of poetry and women s:
From the colonial-era poets to such 20th-century writers as Marianne Moore and Sylvia Plath, this inspiring anthology offers a retrospective of more than three centuries of poems by American women. Over selections embrace a wide range of themes and motifs: meditations on the meaning of existence, celebrations of life's joys, appreciations of the natural world, and many more. "To My Reviews: 1. Gives special attention to poetry devoted to women's issues - the evolution of feminist consciousness, the expression of woman's subjectivities, and the emergence of the "new woman". Previously neglected avant-garde poetry from the last decades of the century, as found in penny magazines of the period, is also thoroughly covered. When I saw this page soft cover book (Great Poems by American Women: An anthology edited by Susan L. Rattiner) on Amazon for a bargain price I decided to purchase it. This wonderful volume has poems from a large group of excellent women poets. Some of the best female poets Reviews: After months of research, I looked at An Anthology of Great U.S. Women Poets , edited and with notes by Glenn Richard Ruihley. After discussing the project with Dean Jacquelyn Litt, I returned to this book, and by chance opened it to the Lowell poem. The first line is ‘Tis you that are the music, not your song.’ I love the way the.