Feminist Measures: Soundings in Poetry and Theory

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University of Michigan Press, 1994 - 410 pages
Explores the role of gender in poetic production, the tensions between poetry and contemporary literary theory, and the fluid boundaries between theoretical and literary writing.
 

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Contents

Soundings in Poetry and Theory
1
Narrative and Lyric in Contemporary Theory and Womens Long Poems
15
Theresa Hak Kyung Chas DICTEE
43
Some Modern Poets and Some Gender Ideologies of Lyric
69
Lucille Clifton and Dolores Kendrick
96
Diving into the Wreck of Ethics with Rich and Irigaray
117
Emily Dickinson and Metaphor
139
Knowing All the Way Down to Fire
163
The Courtships of Elizabeth Barrett and Queen Victoria
237
The Politics of Poetic Form in Marilyn Hackers Love Death and the Changing of the Seasons
260
Dis Place The Space Between
287
The Erogenous Cusp or Intersections of Science and Gender in Alice Fultons Poetry
317
RETHINKINGLITERARYFEMINISM three essays onto shaky grounds
344
Works Cited
379
Contributors
403
Index
407

Gender and the Corrido Tradition in Two Contemporary Chicano Poems
184
The Feminist Poetics of Aemilia Lanyers Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
208

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