Of women, poetry, and power : strategies of address in Dickinson, Miles, Brooks, Lorde, and Angelou / Zofia Burr.

"The legacy of Emily Dickinson's life and work have shaped a romantic conception of women's poetry as private, personal, and expressive that has governed the reception of subsequent American women poets." "Of Women, Poetry, and Power demonstrates how the canonization of Dick...

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Main Author: Burr, Zofia.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2002]
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Table of Contents:
  • The Canonization of Emily Dickinson
  • Josephine Miles and the Common Materials of Language
  • Reading Gwendolyn Brooks across Audiences
  • Audre Lorde and the Responsibility of the Reader
  • Maya Angelou on the Inaugural Stage.