All of the Above (Barnard New Women Poets Series) by Dorothy Barresi

By Dorothy Barresi

Winner of the 1990 Barnard New girls Poets Prize.

Show description

Read Online or Download All of the Above (Barnard New Women Poets Series) PDF

Similar women writers books

On De Beauvoir

This short textual content assists scholars in figuring out De Beauvoir's philosophy and considering in order to extra absolutely have interaction in important, clever category discussion and enhance their knowing after all content material. a part of the ''Wadsworth Philosophers Series,'' (which will ultimately encompass nearly a hundred titles, each one targeting a unmarried ''thinker'' from precedent days to the present), ON DE BEAUVOIR is written by means of a thinker deeply versed within the philosophy of this key philosopher.

British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community

This compelling research recovers the misplaced lives and poems of British ladies poets of the Romantic period. Stephen C. Behrendt finds the variety and variety in their writings, delivering new views at the paintings of dozens of girls whose poetry has lengthy been neglected or marginalized in conventional literary background.

Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History

Girls Writers within the usa is a party of the numerous sorts of work--written and social, tangible and intangible--produced via American girls. Davis and West rfile the range and quantity of women's paintings within the U. S. in a transparent and available timeline layout. They current info at the complete spectrum of women's writing--including fiction, poetry, biography, political manifestos, essays, suggestion columns,and cookbooks, along a chronology of advancements in social and cultural historical past which are particularly pertinent to women's lives.

We Are Three Sisters: Self and Family in the Writing of the Brontes

  whereas biographers have greatly stated the significance of family members relationships to Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bront? and to their writing tactics, literary critics haven't begun to provide huge attention to the family members as a subject matter of the writing itself. In “We Are 3 Sisters,” Drew Lamonica specializes in the position of households within the Bront?

Extra info for All of the Above (Barnard New Women Poets Series)

Sample text

My last name creaks on sour hinges over the abandoned guesthouse, Vacancy, No Vacancy. When a red ball with gold stripes bounces into the street, I have not rolled it there: the wind forgets me easily, moves on. Foxgrape, bluebearded iris, the notched green of simple weeds swirls up where I used to stand. There is nothing else left, not love, but only its possibility, my sister and I untouched by all that might have been. Page 37 Venice Beach: Brief Song Maybe Zizi is right. Rocket a mile up, look back, and we're all just earthlings in restaurants talking low, trying to figure one thing out, or stop one thing from happening.

Sheets and towels, mostly. Diapers. We're orphans to the way she folds inside herself, each white flag raised and held a moment longer than anyone in this outpost of neediness can bear. In blue-white tones the screen describes the circumference of an exit wound or a pillbox hat. Page 10 But Mother is a dreamy girl again on Chicago's West Side, feeding cake from her fingertips to the laughing white-shoed academy boys. Not this ragged crew. This nightmare of attempted forgetting and only my brothers in Batman jammies crying lunch, lunch.

Page 33 Mystery Their words harden in the turning air, little earrings of light. I saw, I hate, you never. Ashtrays and pillows begin to orbit the room. Whatever furniture they have rears up on hind legs and howls. Not even the stove's clock can catch its breath when they argue. Its arms windmill, making the seasons slip a cog. A buckeye tree in the yard goes green to burnt orange in a matter of minutes. Their dog turns suddenly old and blind and cannot read the book of a dead sparrow held open in its paws.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 48 votes