Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Inside the Yellow Dress” as Want to Read:
Inside the Yellow Dress
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Inside the Yellow Dress

4.41  ·  Rating Details  ·  32 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Poetry. The dress of INSIDE THE YELLOW DRESS is both the clothing of childhood, of girlhood in particular, and the garment of language we all put on. "This is a book about expectations, about not having any, and about how the language gives us more than we deserve anyway: 'Her mouth is, moving toward / everything.' Everything is just about right to describe the scope of th ...more
Paperback, 81 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by New Issues Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Inside the Yellow Dress, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Inside the Yellow Dress

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 58)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Marci
May 01, 2007 Marci rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry
This is Mary Ann's book before her latest, "Purr." Similar in style, but I definitely see greater maturation of her style in "Purr" over this one. I like her bold use of the line and her use of white space, though in this book, as in "Purr," there's not much variety of form. This can make the reader a bit weary by the end of the book.
Stephanie
Dec 01, 2007 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
My favorite book of all time. I've read this book dozens of times, and every time I feel more inspired to write than I did the first time I read it.
Shana Karnes
Shana Karnes is currently reading it
Apr 10, 2016
pyxnnn
pyxnnn marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2016
Rae
Rae marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2016
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Jan 14, 2016
Simone Levy
Simone Levy rated it it was amazing
Jan 14, 2016
Jessica
Jessica marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2015
Paula
Paula marked it as to-read
Oct 02, 2015
Rebecca
Rebecca marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2014
Maranda Joy
Maranda Joy rated it really liked it
Mar 25, 2014
Lauren Krouse
Lauren Krouse rated it really liked it
Feb 26, 2014
J. A.
J. A. rated it it was amazing
Jan 19, 2014
Jody Rich
Jody Rich rated it it was amazing
Sep 03, 2013
Jessica Poli
Jessica Poli marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2013
Jamie Kegg
Jamie Kegg rated it it was amazing
Feb 24, 2013
Carrie Etter
Carrie Etter rated it really liked it
Dec 17, 2012
Danielle
Danielle rated it it was amazing
Sep 30, 2014
Bridgettearlee
Bridgettearlee rated it really liked it
Aug 06, 2014
Hannah
Hannah marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2011
Justin Crawford
Justin Crawford rated it really liked it
Jul 26, 2011
Abbey
Abbey rated it it was amazing
Oct 20, 2010
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2010
Missy
Missy rated it it was amazing
Jan 31, 2010
Sandy Longhorn
Sandy Longhorn rated it it was amazing
Sep 07, 2009
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book