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Chapter 10: Adrienne Cecile Rich (1929-)

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Modern American Poetry

Primary Works

A Change of World, 1951; Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law, 1963; Necessities of Life, 1966; The Will to Change, 1971; Divivng into the Wreck, 1973; The Dream of a Common Language, 1978; A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far; 1981; The Fact of a Doorframe; Poems Selected and New 1950-1984, 1984; Your Native Land, Your Life, 1986; Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1986, 1986; Time's Power: Poems 1985-1988, 1989; An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988-1991, 1991; Collected Early Poems: 1950-1970, 1993.

"Compulsory Heterosexuality and the Lesbian Continuum." Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose, 1979-1985. NY: Norton, 1986. 23-75.

"Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 5 (Sumr 1980): 631-60.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Altieri, Charles. Self and sensibility in contemporary American poetry. NY: Cambridge UP, 1984. PS325 .A38

Cooper, Jane R. ed. Reading Adrienne Rich: reviews and re-visions, 1951-81. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1984. PS3535 .I233 Z87

Dickie, Margaret. Stein, Bishop, and Rich: Lyrics of Love, War, and Place. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1997.

Halpern, Nick. Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Hedley, Jane. I Made You To Find Me: The Coming of Age of the Woman Poet and the Politics of Poetic Address. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2009.

Henneberg, Sylvia. The Creative Crone: Aging and the Poetry of May Sarton and Adrienne Rich. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2010.

Keyes, Claire. The aesthetics of power: the poetry of Adrienne Rich. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1986. PS3535 .I233 Z73

Martin, Wendy. An American triptych: Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1984. PS310 .F45 M3

Ratcliffe, Krista. Anglo-American feminist challenges to the rhetorical traditions: Virginia Woolf, Mary Daly, Adrienne Rich. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1996.

Showalter, Elaine. ed. The Vintage Book of American Women Writers. NY: Vintage, 2011.

Shreiber, Maeera. Singing in a Strange Land: A Jewish American Poetics. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2007.

Sielke, Sabine. Fashioning the Female Subject: The Intertextual Networking of Dickinson, Moore, and Rich. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1997.

Spender, Dale. Women of ideas and what men have done to them: from Aphra Behn to Adrienne Rich. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982. HQ1206 .S68

Wadden, Paul. The Rhetoric of Self in Robert Bly and Adrienne Rich: Doubling and the Holotropic Urge. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Werner, Craig H. Adrienne Rich: the poet and her critics. Chicago: American Library Association, 1988. PS3535 .I233 Z93

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

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