On Lies Secrets And Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978 by Adrienne RichOn Lies Secrets And Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978 by Adrienne Rich

On Lies Secrets And Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978

byAdrienne Rich

Paperback | April 4, 1995

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At issue are the politics of language; the uses of scholarship; and the topics of racism, history, and motherhood among others called forth by Rich as "part of the effort to define a female consciousness which is political, aesthetic, and erotic, and which refuses to be included or contained in the culture of passivity."
Widely read, widely anthologized, widely interviewed, and widely taught, Adrienne Rich (1929–2012) was for decades among the most influential writers of the feminist movement and one of the best-known American public intellectuals. She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry and more than a half-dozen of prose. Her constellation of honors in...
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Title:On Lies Secrets And Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.22 × 5.5 × 0.86 inPublished:April 4, 1995

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393312852

ISBN - 13:9780393312850

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One of America's foremost poets and feminist theorists collect here some of her most important early prose writings. On Lies, Secrets, and Silence is an extraordinary sort of travel diary, documenting Adrienne Rich's journeys to the frontier and into the interior. It traces the development of one individual consciousness, 'playing over such issues as motherhood, racism, history, poetry, the uses of scholarship, the politics of language.' Rich has written a headnote for each essay, briefly discussing the circumstances of its writing.