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Alicia Suskin Ostriker

“The appropriation of the creativity-procreativity metaphor by women is a conscious challenge to traditional poetics and beyond that to traditional metaphysics, for the gynocentric vision is not that Logos condescends to incarnate itself, but that Flesh becomes Word.”

Alicia Ostriker, Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women's Poetry in America
tags: poetics, poetry
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