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Abandoned Women and Poetic Tradition

Abandoned Women and Poetic Tradition( )
Author: Stimpson, Catherine R.
Lipking, Lawrence
Foreword by: Stimpson, Catherine R.
Series title:Women in Culture and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-48454-9
Publication Date:Sep 1988
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $41.00
Book Description:

At the heart of poetic tradition is a figure of abandonment, a woman forsaken and out of control. She appears in writings ancient and modern, in the East and the West, in high art and popular culture produced by women and by men. What accounts for her perennial fascination? What is her function—in poems and for writers? Lawrence Lipking suggests many possibilities. In this figure he finds a partial record of women's experience, an instrument for the expression...
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Book Details
Pages:328
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Women
Poetry / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / Feminist
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.853 x 0.776 Inches
Book Weight:1.104 Pounds



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