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Published: 12 September 2007

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ISBN: 9780748623051

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Women's Poetry

Jo Gill

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Wide-ranging and flexible in scope, giving detailed consideration to widely-taught poets, texts, periods and issues
  • Introduces themes, questions and perspectives applicable to the work of other less familiar writers
  • Encourages informed discussion of the difficulties of defining a discrete genre of 'women's poetry'
  • Offers valuable introductory and supplementary guidance for students
  • Discusses in detail poems by Margaret Cavendish, Anne Bradstreet, Sara Coleridge, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Edith Sitwell, Amy Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Ruth Fainlight, Grace Nicholls, Eavan Boland, Kathleen Jamie, Jackie Kay and Carol Ann Duffy."

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