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Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985

Rich, Adrienne

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ISBN 10: 0393023761 / ISBN 13: 9780393023763
Published by Norton, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in dusdt jacket. Signed by Rich on the title-page. Bookseller Inventory # b34553

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Title: Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose ...

Publisher: Norton, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Essays discuss history, the imagination, ethics, racism, anti-semitism, women's studies, feminist criticism, and politics

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Widely read, widely anthologized, widely interviewed, and widely taught, Adrienne Rich (1929–2012) 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. Her constellation of honors includes two National Book Awards, a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, and a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the National Book Foundation. Ms. Rich’s volumes of poetry include The Dream of a Common Language, A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far, An Atlas of the Difficult World, The School Among the Ruins, and Telephone Ringing in the Labyrinth. Her prose includes the essay collections On Lies, Secrets, and Silence; Blood, Bread, and Poetry; an influential essay, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence,” and the nonfiction book Of Woman Born, which examines the institution of motherhood as a socio-historic construct. In 2010, she was honored with The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry's Lifetime Recognition Award.

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