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This guide examines the production and reception of poetry by a range of women writers--predominantly although not exclusively writing in English--from Sappho through Anne Bradstreet and Emily Bronte to Sylvia Plath, Eavan Boland and Susan Howe.Women's Poetry offers a thoroughgoing thematic study of key texts, poets and issues, analysing commonalities and differences acrosThis guide examines the production and reception of poetry by a range of women writers--predominantly although not exclusively writing in English--from Sappho through Anne Bradstreet and Emily Bronte to Sylvia Plath, Eavan Boland and Susan Howe.Women's Poetry offers a thoroughgoing thematic study of key texts, poets and issues, analysing commonalities and differences across diverse writers, periods, and forms. The book is alert, throughout, to the diversity of women's poetry. Close readings of selected texts are combined with a discussion of key theories and critical practices, and students are encouraged to think about women's poetry in the light of debates about race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and regional and national identity. The book opens with a chronology followed by a comprehensive Introduction which outlines various approaches to reading women's poetry. Seven chapters follow, and a Conclusion and section of useful resources close the book....

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ISBN : 9780748623068
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 231 Pages
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Women's Poetry Reviews

  • Jennifer
    2019-04-10 17:18

    Gill's critical guide is an introductory text for those interested in literature and gender studies. I recommend having an anthology nearby while you read (I picked up a Norton Anthology of Literature of Women at a used bookstore years ago for a reasonable price). Gill uses specific poems to illustrate her points and, although not absolutely necessary, it's helpful to have the full poem in front of you.