Introduction, The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century British and Irish Women's Poetry
The Introduction surveys the developments in publishing and criticism then sets a vision for the book. The chapters that follow address gender without reducing women's poetry to simply a gendered artefact. Posts to be considered include Edith Sitwell, Jo Shapcott, Selima Hill, Stevie Smith, Liz Lochhead, Eavan Boland, Imtiaz Dharker and Carol Ann Duffy
Citation : Dowson, J. (2010) Introduction. In: Dowson, J. ed. The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century British and Irish Women's Poetry, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9780521197854
Research Group : English Research Group
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Dowson, Jane (Book)This Companion is intended for readers interested in the emerging canons of twentieth-century poetry, in studying poetry by women as a genre, and in critical work on the selected poets. Whereas A History provided a ...