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Ghost Volcano: Poems
Here in her beautiful and brilliant new collection, Sandra Gilbert collects the poems she wrote in memory of her husband's unexpected and inexplicable death. 'Widow's Walk, ' the book's centerpiece, charts the poet's journey though the stages of grief, from the bleak moments when her lost love seems massive as a ghost volcano, 'dead / and gigantic and frozen in reproach, ' ...more
Hardcover, 111 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published June 1995)
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Sandra M. Gilbert is the author of numerous volumes of criticism and poetry, as well as a memoir. She is coeditor (with Susan Gubar) of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women. A Distinguished Professor of English emerita at the University of California, Davis, she lives in Berkeley, California.More about Sandra M. Gilbert...