Marge Piercy: An Annotated Bibliography

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Marge Piercy is widely acknowledged as a gifted and significant poet, novelist, and essayist. Her poetry has received extensive critical praise, and her feminist novels, particularly Woman on the Edge of Time, have been embraced as research topics by scholars in a broad range of disciplines. She has also acquired a loyal following among the feminist reading public who appreciate her woman-centered themes. Her work has been represented in more than 200 anthologies, periodicals, and scholarly journals, and she has ...

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Overview

Marge Piercy is widely acknowledged as a gifted and significant poet, novelist, and essayist. Her poetry has received extensive critical praise, and her feminist novels, particularly Woman on the Edge of Time, have been embraced as research topics by scholars in a broad range of disciplines. She has also acquired a loyal following among the feminist reading public who appreciate her woman-centered themes. Her work has been represented in more than 200 anthologies, periodicals, and scholarly journals, and she has enjoyed global popularity through works that have been translated into a number of foreign languages.

This bibliography aims to include annotated entries for all published English-language materials written by or about Marge Piercy, beginning with her first poem published in 1956, through her latest novel, City of Darkness, City of Light, published in 1996, and a new collection of poetry, What are Big Girls Made of?, to be published in 1997. The range of entries includes print as well as electronic sources for works of fiction and poetry, poetry readings, essays, interviews, criticism, theses and dissertations, and reviews. The entries are organized in sections on Works by Piercy, Works about Piercy, and Other Sources, which includes interviews, multimedia, and a manuscript collection. Works by Piercy are arranged chronologically, and annotations for her novels and poetry collections include publication history. Entries for poetry collections list the contents of each volume. Works about Piercy are arranged alphabetically by author. The volume includes an appendix listing all of Piercy's published poems with citations for sources in whichthey appear. A comprehensive index lists subjects, authors, and titles.

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A comprehensive reference on the American feminist writer, from her first novel in 1956 to her latest collection of poems in 1997. Describes Piercy's novels, short fiction, poetry collections, broadsides, chapbooks, essays, reviews, other works, interviews, electronic media, and her manuscript collection at the University of Michigan. Secondary material includes criticism and theses and dissertations. An alphabetical list of published poems is appended. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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PATRICIA DOHERTY received an MLS from the University of Arizona and is a freelance writer and researcher.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chronology

Works by Piercy

Works about Piercy

Other Sources

Appendix

Index

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