100 Essential Modern Poems by Women

April 10, 2008

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Joseph Parisi, Editor of 100 Essential Modern Poems, and Kathleen Welton have selected these remarkable poems by women writing over the past 150 years in the English language. You will find Emily Dickinson, Audre Lorde, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Marge Piercy, and Sylvia Path, to be sure. But 100 Essential Modern Poems by Women also includes fine women poets who have been forgotten and some contemporary poets whom readers may meet here for the first time.

 

Recorded Thursday, April 10, 2008 at The Newberry Library.