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American Women Poets.

By: Bloom, Harold.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloom''s Modern Critical Views: Publisher: New York : Infobase Publishing, 2011Description: 1 online resource (243 p.).ISBN: 9781438138282.Subject(s): American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Women PoetsDDC classification: 811.009 | 811.0099287 LOC classification: PS151 .A44 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Editor's Note; Introduction; Gwendolyn Brooks: An Essential Sanity; "Never Having Had You, I Cannot Let You Go": Sharon Olds's Poems of a Father-Daughter Relationship; Rita Dove: Identity Markers; New Dreaming: Joy Harjo, Wendy Rose, Leslie Marmon Silko; Louise Glück's Nine Lives; And This Poem Recognizes That: Embracing Contrarieties in the Poetry of Nikki Giovanni; Maya Angelou on the Inaugural Stage; Black Names in White Space: Lucille Clifton's South; Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, and the Allure of Incest
Drifting in the Weeds of Heaven: Mary Oliver and the Poetics of the ImmeasurableAdrienne Rich's Anti-Confessional Poetics; Chronology; Contributors; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Summary: American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era''s Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States'' diverse women poets. This indispensible collection of critical essays highlights the prominent American women poets who have made an impact on the genre. American Women Poets includes an introduction from literary scholarly Harold Bloom, a chronology, a bibliography, and an index.
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Cover; Contents; Editor's Note; Introduction; Gwendolyn Brooks: An Essential Sanity; "Never Having Had You, I Cannot Let You Go": Sharon Olds's Poems of a Father-Daughter Relationship; Rita Dove: Identity Markers; New Dreaming: Joy Harjo, Wendy Rose, Leslie Marmon Silko; Louise Glück's Nine Lives; And This Poem Recognizes That: Embracing Contrarieties in the Poetry of Nikki Giovanni; Maya Angelou on the Inaugural Stage; Black Names in White Space: Lucille Clifton's South; Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, and the Allure of Incest

Drifting in the Weeds of Heaven: Mary Oliver and the Poetics of the ImmeasurableAdrienne Rich's Anti-Confessional Poetics; Chronology; Contributors; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index

American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era''s Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States'' diverse women poets. This indispensible collection of critical essays highlights the prominent American women poets who have made an impact on the genre. American Women Poets includes an introduction from literary scholarly Harold Bloom, a chronology, a bibliography, and an index.

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Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. <p> After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. In 2010 he became a founding patron of Ralston College, a new institution in Savannah, Georgia, that focuses on primary texts. <p> His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of The King James Bible. <p> Harold Bloom passed away on October 14, 2019 in New Haven, at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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