What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics (Expanded Edition)

What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics (Expanded Edition)

by Adrienne Rich

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America's enduring poet of conscience reflects on the proven and potential role of poetry in contemporary politics and life.

Through journals, letters, dreams, and close readings of the work of many poets, Adrienne Rich reflects on how poetry and politics enter and impinge on American life. This expanded edition includes a new preface by the author as well as her post-9/11 "Six Meditations in Place of a Lecture."

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ISBN-13: 9780393312461
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/06/2003
Edition description: Expanded Edition
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 614,037
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Adrienne Rich (1929–2012) was an award-winning poet, influential essayist, radical feminist, and major public intellectual of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry, including the National Book Award–winning Diving into the Wreck, and more than a half-dozen of prose.

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June Jordan

The clear-eyed depth and the visionary stretch of these notes bespeak an irresistible, prophetic intelligence and a huge heart wrestling with the transformative power of poetry up against the needs of an emerging new world.

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