Tuesday, March 12, 2013

News at Eleven: At 544 pages, "Later Poems" spans

the last four decades of her [Adrienne Rich's] creative life, characterized by political radicalism, feminist and sexual awakening, and an unrelenting deconstruction of North American white privilege. Because much of her work dealt with identity politics--she was a woman, a lesbian, Jewish, a child of privilege who became a voice of radical witness and dissent--others who identify in those ways often lay claim to her. But for myself, who resides in none of those identities, Rich has been a beacon of progressive wisdom.

from The Oregonian: 'Later Poems' review: Adrienne Rich: Feminism that informs masculinity


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