A History of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry by Linda A. Kinnahan

By Linda A. Kinnahan

A heritage of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry explores the family tree of recent American verse via girls from the early 20th century to the millennium. starting with an in depth advent that charts vital theoretical contributions to the sphere, this historical past contains wide-ranging essays that remove darkness from the legacy of yankee girls poets. equipped thematically, those essays survey the multilayered verse of such various poets as Edna St Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Anne Sexton, Adrienne wealthy, and Audre Lorde. Written by way of a bunch of prime students, this heritage additionally devotes designated awareness to the lasting value of feminist literary feedback. This publication is of pivotal value to the advance of women's poetry in the US and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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