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  • A Muriel Rukeyser Reader

    By Muriel Rukeyser

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393313239
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 1995
    Features selections of poetry and prose from "Theory of Flight," "The Life of Poetry," "The Speed of Darkness," "Breaking Open," "The Gates," and other works
  • A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far: Poems, 1978-81

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393000726
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 1982
  • Adrienne Rich's Poetry and Prose: Poems, Prose, Reviews and Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

    By Adrienne Rich

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393961478
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 1993
    In both poetry and prose, the editors have chosen selections intended to give readers a clear sense of Rich's evolution and accomplishment. Many of the poems in this expanded collection are from Rich's five recent volumes—The Dream of a Common Language (1978), A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far (1981), Your Native Land, Your Life (1986), Time's Power: Poems 1985-1988 (1989), and An Atlas of the Difficult World (1991). Prose selections include "When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision," Rich's canonical statement on feminism; "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence," on being a lesbian in a heterosexual world; Rich's interview for American Poetry Review, which presents a full and frank discussion of her work; and her previously unpublished commentary on the genesis of the poem "Yom Kippur 1984."The editors have also taken into account the many essays on Rich and reviews of her work that have been published since 1975. Some earlier biographical selections have been replaced with works that focus on the quality of Rich's writing and her place in twentieth-century American literature—not just as a poet, but as a woman, a lesbian, and a mother. Criticism includes thirteen reviews and interpretations of Rich's work by W. H. Auden, John Ashbery, Margaret Atwood, Helen Vendler, Judith McDaniel, Adrian Oktenberg, Charles Altieri, and Joanna Feit Diehl, among others. A second recent study by Albert Gelpi traces the events in Rich's life from which her work evolves. An updated Chronology and Selected Bibliography, as well as an expanded Index, are included.
  • Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393323122
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2002
    A treasury of essays from the last decade of the twentieth century illuminates the author's search for possibilities beyond a compromised, degraded system, featuring four earlier essays and several conversations that go further than the usual interview. Reprint.
  • Collected Early Poems: 1950-1970

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393034189
    • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
    • Published: January 1993
    Collected here for the first time are more than 200 poems: all of those in the poet's first six books plus a dozen others not previously published within the same period of time. 435p.
  • Collected Poems: 1950-2012

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $44.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393285116
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 2016
    Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation and one of our most important American poets. She brought discussions of gender, race, and class to the forefront of poetical discourse, pushing formal boundaries and consistently examining both self and society.This collected volume traces the evolution of her poetry, from her earliest work, which was formally exact and decorous, to her later work, which became increasingly radical in both its free-verse form and its feminist and political content. The entire body of her poetry is on display in this vast volume, including the National Book Award–winning Diving Into the Wreck and her Poets’ Prize–winning Atlas of the Difficult World.The Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich gathers and memorializes all of Rich’s boldly political, formally ambitious, thoughtful and lucid work, the whole of which makes her one of the most prolific and influential poets of our time.
  • Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972

    By Adrienne Rich

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393346015
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2013
    "I came to explore the wreck. / The words are purposes. / The words are maps. / I came to see the damage that was done / and the treasures that prevail." These provocative poems move with the power of Rich's distinctive voice.
  • Later Poems: Selected and New: 1971-2012

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393351835
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: November 2015
    Drawing upon 12 volumes of her published work as well as a manuscript posthumously left behind, this collection from the award-winning poet includes “From Strata,” “Itinerary,” “For the Young Anarchists” and “Theethsucking Bird.”
  • Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393312843
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 1995
    Adrienne Rich's influential and landmark investigation concerns both the experience and the institution of motherhood.
  • On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393312850
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 1995
    At issue are the politics of language; the uses of scholarship; and the topics of racism, history, and motherhood among others called forth by Rich as "part of the effort to define a female consciousness which is political, aesthetic, and erotic, and which refuses to be included or contained in the culture of passivity."
  • Poetry and Commitment

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $3.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393331035
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2007
    Adrienne Rich suggests how poetry has actually been lived in the world, past and present. In this essay, which was the basis for her speech upon accepting the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, she ranges among themes including poetry's disparagement as "either immoral or unprofitable," the politics of translation, how poetry enters into extreme situations, different poetries as conversations across place and time. In its openness to many voices, Poetry and Commitment offers a perspective on poetry in an ever more divided and violent world.
  • Sources

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780940592162
    • Publisher: Heyeck Press
    • Published: 1984
  • Telephone Ringing in the Labyrinth: Poems 2004-2006

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393334784
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2009
    In this collection of poems, Adrienne Rich reeturns to the musical influences that encouraged her to start writing poetry at a very young age: music, blues refrains, improvisations and the sound of birdsong. Notes on the Poems. 108p.
  • The Will to Change: Poems 1968-1970

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393043617
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 1966
    The young New York poet confronts the reality of life in this collection of nineteen works
  • Time's Power: Poems 1985-1988

    By Adrienne Rich

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393305753
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 1989
    A landmark anthology of poetry by the distinguished award-winning poet offers a visionary exploration of the power of time--memory and its contradictions, life and death, parent-child relationships, and the meaning of human responsiblity

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