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Poems Between Women : Four Centuries of Love, Romantic Friendship, and Desire - Emma Donoghue

Poems Between Women

Four Centuries of Love, Romantic Friendship, and Desire

By: Emma Donoghue (Editor)


Published: 19th March 1999
For Ages: 22+ years old
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With poems in English by more than one hundred female poets -- American, English, Scottish, Canadian, South African, Indian, Irish, and Australian -- "Poems Between Women" is an extraordinary collection that pays homage to four centuries of women's desires, friendships, and expressions of love. The volume is testimony to the rich tradition of female verse and the timelessness of love and creativity.

Poets from the last 400 years contribute to this rich anthology of women's love poetry, which includes works from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson, Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This collection, revealing secrets, longings and startling friendships, is an eloquent tribute to love shared by women. Chicago Tribune Dazzling in its range and scope, [Poems Between Women] places in sharp focus the matrix of women's lives, socially and emotionally, over four centuries...Outstanding. San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle


ISBN: 9780231109253
ISBN-10: 0231109253
Series: Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th March 1999
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3