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Women's Poetry (Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature)
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 acros ...more
Paperback, 231 pages
Published September 13th 2007 by Edinburgh University Press
(first published 2007)
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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.
Professor Jo Gill completed her first degree at the University of Leicester, her MA at York University and her PhD at the University of Gloucestershire. She worked in publishing for several years before commencing research for a PhD and taking up an academic career. She specialises in modern and contemporary literature with a particular interest in confessional and life writing, mid-century Ameri ...moreMore about Jo Gill...
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