Cover of: The feminist poetry movement | Kim Whitehead Read Online
Share

The feminist poetry movement

  • 757 Want to read
  • ·
  • 43 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Feminist poetry -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-239) and index.

StatementKim Whitehead.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS310.F45 W45 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL987781M
ISBN 100878059393
LC Control Number96025920

Download The feminist poetry movement

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Read this book on Questia. When Minnie Bruce Pratt accepted the American Academy of Poets' prestigious Lamont Prize for Poetry in May , the poetry "establishment" and the feminist poetry and publishing community convened to honor Pratt's volume of poems Crime Against Nature (). While numerous feminist writers and editors were on hand to celebrate, the chancellors of the . The feminist poetry movement emerged as the women's movement did. It flourished in writing workshops and at open readings, on the kitchen tables, of self-publishing poets/activists, at political rallies, and in the work of established women poets who began slowly to transform their ideas about formal strategies and thematic possibilities. By feminist poetry had a solid network of feminist.   The feminist poetry movement This edition published in by University Press of Mississippi in : Book Description: The feminist poetry movement emerged as the women's movement did. It flourished in writing workshops and at open readings, on the kitchen tables, of self-publishing poets/activists, at political rallies, and in the work of established women poets who began slowly to transform their ideas about formal strategies and thematic.

  There has been a resurgence of interest in feminist poetry of late, thanks in part to this gripping collection of poems from newcomer Rupi Kaur. This New York Times bestseller is filled to the brim—not only with Kaur’s vivid prose, but with her own captivating illustrations as : Monique Alice. “After a first book” was published in Lorde’s second poetry chapbook, Cables to Rage, in In this short poem, Lorde describes her connection to the process of producing writing as one of intense necessity. She expresses the agency and freedom she feels once her poems .   Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, a book that helped reignite the Women's Movement in the United States, is celebrating its 55th year of publication in February Here's a list of books that have had a lasting impact on feminism and the Women's Movement. Poetry and Feminism Tracing the fight for equality and women’s rights through poetry. Illustration by Shyama Golden. In , Elizabeth Barrett Browning published Aurora Leigh, a “novel in verse” that follows the title character, an aspiring poet, through several pot-boiling twists.

  In The Feminist Poetry Movement, Whitehead provides an historical account of the feminist movement and demonstrates, in five chapters, how Judy Grahn, June Jordan, Irena Klepfisz, Joy Harjo, and Minnie Bruce Pratt embody the movement. Whitehead is particularly concerned about the critical omission of lesbian poets. This book explores the roots of this movement in the upheavals in American poetry in the s and charts the central components of feminist poetry as they grew out of this period and as they were influenced by important, even revolutionary, women poets -- like Emily Dickinson and Muriel Rukeyser -- who had gone before. Of course there is politically feminist poetry, but what has happened is much richer and more complex and nuanced than that language suggests. The book that won the National Book Award for poetry this year— Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (Knopf, ), by Robin Coste Lewis—would not have been written without what began to happen in poetry in Switchback Books is a feminist poetry press in Chicago. Three O’Clock Press was established in to conserve the traditions of Women’s Press Literary and Sumach Press, and to add a unique voice to Canadian publishing. Three O’Clock Press’s mandate is to continue the feminist approach of .