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By Linda A. Kinnahan

A historical past of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry explores the family tree of recent American verse through ladies from the early 20th century to the millennium. starting with an in depth advent that charts vital theoretical contributions to the sector, this background contains wide-ranging essays that remove darkness from the legacy of yankee ladies poets. equipped thematically, those essays survey the multilayered verse of such assorted poets as Edna St Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Anne Sexton, Adrienne wealthy, and Audre Lorde. Written by means of a bunch of best students, this heritage additionally devotes distinct cognizance to the lasting importance of feminist literary feedback. This ebook is of pivotal significance to the advance of women's poetry in the United States and should function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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