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

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

by Emma Donoghue
     
 

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With poems in English by over one hundred female poets—American, English, Scottish, Canadian, South African, Indian, Irish, and Australian—this is an extraordinary collection that pays homage to four centuries of women's desires, friendships, and expressions of love. The collection is testimony to the rich tradition of female verse and the timelessness of

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With poems in English by over one hundred female poets—American, English, Scottish, Canadian, South African, Indian, Irish, and Australian—this is an extraordinary collection that pays homage to four centuries of women's desires, friendships, and expressions of love. The collection is testimony to the rich tradition of female verse and the timelessness of love and creativity.

Columbia University Press

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Tribune
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.

San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231109253
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/12/1999
Series:
Between Men~Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Emma Donoghue is a novelist, playwright, and author of Passions Between Women: British Lesbian Culture 1668-1701. Her short stories have appeared in The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories and The Oxford Book of Historical Stories.

Columbia University Press

Brief Biography

Hometown:
London, England and Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth:
October 24, 1969
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Education:
B.A. in English and French, University College Dublin, 1990; Ph.D. in English, University of Cambridge, 1998
Website:
http://www.emmadonoghue.com

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