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Who is Adrienne Rich?
Adrienne Rich: Adrienne Cecile Rich was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century", and was credited with bringing "the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse.
- also known as Adrienne Cecile Rich; Rich, Adrienne
- born on (86 years ago) in Baltimore, child of Arnold Rice Rich and Helen Elizabeth Jones Rich
- ethnicity: White American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Writer, poet, essayist
- died on in Santa Cruz
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Writing Like a Woman (1983)
by Alicia Ostriker
Adrienne Rich is a poet of ideas. In most poetic circles, it is unfashionable to espouse ideas — except, of course, for ideas about technique. There exists in America a national poetry industry owned and operated by skilled poetic technicians, ...
by Sue Levi Elwell
Adrienne Rich is an award-winning poet, essayist, and social critic. Jonathan Rosen, a writer of essays and acclaimed fiction, created and edited the Arts and Letters section of the Fonvard. David Rosenberg is a contemporaiy American poet.
by Sorrel Kerbel
Birkle,Carmen, Women'sStories of the LookingGlass: Autobiographical Reflectionsand Self Representations in the Poetryof Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich and Audre Lorde, Munich: Fink, 1996 Cooper,Jane Roberta (editor), ...
by George Ritzer, J. Michael Ryan
Many scholars like Adrienne Rich, Charlotte Bunch, and Lillian Faderman merged academic theorizing and lesbian feminist ideology in the late 1970s and early 1980s, providing gendered critiques of heterosexuality and patriarchy.
An Encyclopedia. Gay histories and cultures. Vol. 2
Adrienne Rich (1929–) suggests that heterosexuality is not simply the result of a natural attraction between men and women but is, in fact, an institution that is ...
Encyclopedia of the Essay (2012)
by Tracy Chevalier
Further Reading Cooper, Jane Roberta, editor, Reading Adrienne Rich: Reviews and Re-Visions, 1951-81, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1984 Diaz- Diocaretz, Myriam, The Transforming Power of Language: The Poetry of Adrienne ...
by Jill B. Gidmark
The author of twenty books of poems and four prose works, Adrienne Rich was born in Baltimore. "Diving into the Wreck" (1972) , ...
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