Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Widely read, widely anthologized,

widely interviewed and widely taught, Ms. [Adrienne] Rich was for decades among the most influential writers of the feminist movement and one of the best-known American public intellectuals. She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry and more than a half-dozen of prose; the poetry alone has sold nearly 800,000 copies, according to W. W. Norton & Company, her publisher since the mid-1960s.

from The New York Times: A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism
then The Washington Post: Adrienne Rich, feminist poet who wrote of politics and lesbian identity, dies at 82
then Los Angeles Times: Adrienne Rich dies at 82; feminist poet and essayist
then The Telegraph: Adrienne Rich
then Yes: What We Owe Adrienne Rich
then The New Civil Rights Movement: Jewish Lesbian, A Luminary American Poet For The Ages, Adrienne Rich Dies at 82


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