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Love Poems by Women: An Anthology of Poetry from Around the World and Through the Ages

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For over 2,000 years women have been writing love poetry. Here is the first anthology of love poems written only by women. Poets from all ages and all parts of the world, expressing love not only for their male and female lovers, but for parents, children, friends, for art, God, nature, and homeland, are collected here, and include the works of: Sappho, Emily Dickenson, Ono no Komachi, Shadab Vajdi, Alice Walker, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, and many more.

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Overview

For over 2,000 years women have been writing love poetry. Here is the first anthology of love poems written only by women. Poets from all ages and all parts of the world, expressing love not only for their male and female lovers, but for parents, children, friends, for art, God, nature, and homeland, are collected here, and include the works of: Sappho, Emily Dickenson, Ono no Komachi, Shadab Vajdi, Alice Walker, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, and many more.

Do men and women say "I love you" in the same way? Love Poems By Women proves they don't--and never have. Women across the centuries and cultures celebrate love in this rich collection of verse that defines the female experience of love. Includes poems from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickenson, Alice Walker and many others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449905388
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: American
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,065,118
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

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