American Women Poets I...
American Women Poets In The 21st Century: Where Lyric Meets Language
Poetry in America is flourishing in this new millennium and asking serious questions of itself: Is writing marked by gender and if so, how? What does it mean to be experimental? How can lyric forms be authentic? This volume builds on the energetic tensions inherent in these questions, focusing on ten major American women poets whose collective work shows an incredible rang...more
Hardcover, 439 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Wesleyan
(first published July 28th 2002)
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I thought I would really like the set-up of this book -- poems, poetic statement, and critical essay for each poet -- but in the end, I could have done without the essays, which on the whole were dry and contributed little to my appreciation of the work.