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Title By herself : women reclaim poetry / edited by Molly McQuade.

Imprint Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    809.10082 BYH    Available
Description 425 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Molly McQuade -- "It's a woman's prerogative to change her mind" / Elizabeth Macklin -- Vesuvius at home : the power of Emily Dickinson / Adrienne Rich -- The difficult miracle of Black poetry in America, or, Something like a sonnet for Phillis Wheatley / June Jordan -- Being a dragon : on Marianne Moore / Cynthia Zarin -- My Plath problem / April Bernard -- "Either I'm nobody, or I'm a nation" / Rita Dove -- Edwin Muir and the primal world / Mary Kinzie -- A meditation on metaphor / Alicia Ostriker -- Some notes on silence / Jorie Graham -- A cadenced privacy / Brenda Hillman -- Use this word in a sentence : experimental / Ann Lauterbach -- Myself a kangaroo among beauties / Lucie Brock-broido -- A genuine article / Heather McHugh -- Confessions of a postmodern poetess / Annie Finch -- Playing the changes / Eleanor Wilner -- La Faustienne / Lyn Hejinian -- Xio's soakbook : criticism takes a bath / S.X. Rosenstock -- Against decoration / Mary Karr -- Poetry, mattering? / Susan Wheeler -- Letter to a young woman poet / Eavan Boland -- A student's memoir of Muriel Rukeyser / Sharon Olds -- Poetry is not a luxury / Audre Lorde -- Meditations on "Mecca" : Gwendolyn Brooks and the responsibilities of the Black poet / Elizabeth Alexander -- 69 hidebound opinions, propositions, and several asides from a manila folder concerning the stuff of poetry / C.D. Wright -- Short survey of scruples / Molly McQuade -- On being unable to read / Valerie Cornell.
Subject Poetry -- History and criticism.
Feminist literary criticism.
Gender identity in literature.
Women and literature.
American essays -- Women authors.
American essays -- 20th century.
Added Author McQuade, Molly.
ISBN 1555972977 (alk. paper) : $16.00

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