Women Creating Women: Contemporary Irish Women Poets / Edition 1

Women Creating Women: Contemporary Irish Women Poets / Edition 1

by Patricia Boyle Haberstroh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815603576

ISBN-13: 9780815603573

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

This is a pioneering exploration of contemporary Irish women poets that should provide a frame of reference for all future discussion of this topic. Drawing on a wide reading of the poets' works and extensive personal interviews with them, the author demonstrates the emergence of a more self-conscious and self-confident female poet who is ready to rewrite the story of…  See more details below

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This is a pioneering exploration of contemporary Irish women poets that should provide a frame of reference for all future discussion of this topic. Drawing on a wide reading of the poets' works and extensive personal interviews with them, the author demonstrates the emergence of a more self-conscious and self-confident female poet who is ready to rewrite the story of Irish women and redefine and explore female identity and the image of women in Irish history, culture, and literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815603573
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Irish Studies Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
1Introduction1
2Eithne Strong29
3Eavan Boland59
4Eilean Ni Chuilleanain93
5Medbh McGuckian123
6Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill161
7New Directions in Irish Women's Poetry197
Selected Bibliography227
Index243

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