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Adrienne Rich (1929–2012)

Autor(a) de The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977

90+ Works 8,846 Membros 77 Críticas 32 Favorited

About the Author

Adrienne Cecile Rich was born in Baltimore, Maryland on May 16, 1929. In 1951 she graduated from Radcliffe College and was selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize by W.H. Auden. She began teaching for City College of New York in 1968, and was also a lecturer and adjunct professor at mostrar mais Swarthmore College and Columbia University School of the Arts. She taught in CUNY's basic writing program during the early 1970s. In the 1970s, she started to be active in the women's liberation movement. Her work has been characterized as confrontational, treating women's role in society, racism, and the Vietnam War. In addition to many collections of poetry, she has also written several books of nonfiction prose, such as Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations, What is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics, and Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution. Her last poetry collection was entitled Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010. She has won numerous literary awards, including the 1986 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the 1992 Poets' Prize, the 1997 Wallace Stevens Award of the Academy of American Poets, the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and the 2006 National Book Foundation Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She has also received the Bollingen Prize, the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award, the Academy of American Poets Fellowship, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. In 1974, she refused to receive as an individual the National Book Award for Poetry, instead accepting it on behalf of all silenced women. She also refused the National Medal of Arts in 1997, stating that "I could not accept such an award from President Clinton or this White House because the very meaning of art, as I understand it, is incompatible with the cynical politics of this administration." In 2012, she won the Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Poetry Prize. She died from long-term rheumatoid arthritis on March 27, 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Adrienne Rich

Your Native Land, Your Life (1986) 207 exemplares
Midnight Salvage: Poems 1995-1998 (1999) 174 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1996 (1996) — Editor — 171 exemplares
Poems: Selected and New, 1950-1974 (1975) 161 exemplares
Time's Power: Poems, 1985-1988 (1989) 131 exemplares
Collected Early Poems: 1950-1970 (1993) 113 exemplares
Muriel Rukeyser: Selected Poems (1951) — Editor — 104 exemplares
Fox: Poems 1998-2000 (2001) 99 exemplares
Collected Poems: 1950-2012 (2016) 86 exemplares
Poetry and Commitment (2007) 68 exemplares
Leaflets: Poems 1965-1968 (1969) 67 exemplares
Snapshots of a Daughter-in-law (1967) 62 exemplares
Selected Poems (1967) 46 exemplares
Necessities of Life (1966) 30 exemplares
Sources (1983) 26 exemplares
A Change of World: Poems (1951) 24 exemplares
Twenty-One Love Poems (1976) 18 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 21 (1982) — Editor; Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 16 (1981) — Editor — 7 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 17 (1981) — Editor — 6 exemplares
Antología poética (1981) 6 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 18 (1981) — Editor — 6 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 19 (1982) — Editor — 5 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 24 (1983) — Editor — 5 exemplares
Um die Freiheit schreiben (1990) 3 exemplares
Poemas (1963-2000) (2002) 2 exemplares
la contrainte a l heterosexualite et autres essais (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom — Editor — 1 exemplar
Rescate a medianoche (2020) 1 exemplar
“Power” 1 exemplar
Permeable Membrane 1 exemplar
White Knight 1 exemplar
Two Songs 1 exemplar
Song 1 exemplar
The Trees 1 exemplar
Amends 1 exemplar
Pieces 1 exemplar
Snow Queen 1 exemplar
Split at the Root 1 exemplar
Upcountry 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Contribuidor — 1,383 exemplares
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Contribuidor — 1,268 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições929 exemplares
The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Contribuidor — 782 exemplares
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Contribuidor — 762 exemplares
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuidor — 450 exemplares
The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader (1993) — Contribuidor — 410 exemplares
Sisters of the Earth: Women's Prose and Poetry About Nature (1991) — Contribuidor — 399 exemplares
Contemporary American Poetry (1962) — Contribuidor, algumas edições385 exemplares
Literature: The Human Experience (2006) — Contribuidor — 341 exemplares
The Essential Feminist Reader (2007) — Contribuidor — 320 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Women Poets (1978) — Contribuidor — 298 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (1983) — Contribuidor — 237 exemplares
The Works of Anne Bradstreet (1981) — Prefácio, algumas edições233 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Contribuidor — 223 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Contribuidor — 208 exemplares
The Art of Losing (2010) — Contribuidor — 203 exemplares
Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach (2003) — Contribuidor — 202 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 182 exemplares
Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time (Stonewall Inn Editions) (1836) — Contribuidor — 180 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2005 (2005) — Contribuidor — 177 exemplares
Erotica: Women's Writing from Sappho to Margaret Atwood (1990) — Contribuidor — 168 exemplares
Work of a Common Woman: The Collected Poetry of Judy Grahn 1964-1977 (1978) — Introdução, algumas edições167 exemplares
The Faber Book of Beasts (1997) — Contribuidor — 141 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2009 (2009) — Contribuidor — 134 exemplares
Take Back the Night: Woman on Pornography (1980) — Posfácio, algumas edições131 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Contribuidor — 129 exemplares
No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (1973) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010) — Contribuidor — 121 exemplares
Granta 111: Going Back (2010) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares
Poems from the Women's Movement (2009) — Contribuidor — 109 exemplares
Emergency Kit (1996) — Contribuidor, algumas edições109 exemplares
Working It Out (1977) — Prefácio — 105 exemplares
Leading From Within: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Lead (2007) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
Twentieth-Century American Poetry (1777) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
Poems Between Women (1997) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
My Lover Is a Woman (1996) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
Granta 118: Exit Strategies (2012) — Contribuidor — 84 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 83 exemplares
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
American Sonnets: An Anthology (2007) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
The Vintage Book of American Women Writers (2011) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (1995) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
The Yale Younger Poets Anthology (1998) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age (1995) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Race: An Anthology in the First Person (1997) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 33: Wisdom (1987) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 43/44: The 15th Anniversary Retrospective (1991) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Crossing State Lines: An American Renga (2011) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
The Poetry Cure (2005) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology (2022) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Modern Women Poets (2005) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
What Is Gender Nihilism? A Reader — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology (2018) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 20 (1982) — Editor — 6 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 10: On Being Old and Age (1979) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 14 (1980) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
The Analog Sea Review: Number Four (2022) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 15: Violence (1980) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 6: Secrets. Taboos. (1978) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Poems by Ghalib (The Hudson Review) — Tradutor — 2 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 4 (1977) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Sinister Wisdom 5 (1978) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
In'hui, No.9 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Rich, Adrienne
Nome legal
Rich, Adrienne Cecile
Data de nascimento
1929-05-16
Data de falecimento
2012-03-27
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
VS
Local de nascimento
Baltimore, Maryland, VS
Local de falecimento
Santa Cruz, Californië, VS
Causa da morte
long-term rheumatoid arthritis
Locais de residência
Cambridge, Massachusetts, VS
Educação
Radcliffe College (BA| 1951)
Ocupações
poet
critic
teacher
Relações
Cliff, Michelle (partner)
Conrad, Alfred Haskell (husband)
Organizações
City College of New York
Swarthmore College
Columbia University
Stanford University
Prémios e menções honrosas
National Book Award, Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (2006)
Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize (1986)
Bollingen Prize (2003)
Shelley Memorial Award (1970/1971)
Frost Medal (1991/1992)
Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship in Poetry (1961-1962) (mostrar todos 20)
Wallace Stevens Award (1996)
Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets (1992)
Lannan Literary Award (Lifetime Achievement ∙ 1999)
Publishing Triangle (Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement ∙ 1990)
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Music ∙ 1960)
MacArthur Fellowship (1994)
National Institute of Arts and Letters Award (1960)
Eunice Tietjens Memorial Prize (1975)
Yale Younger Poets Award (1950)
National Book Award (1974)
National Poetry Association Award for Distinguished Service to the Art of Poetry (1989)
Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service (1991)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1991)
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize (1992)

Membros

Críticas

Adrienne Rich is probably the poet who has spoken most deeply to me since I “discovered” her in the early ‘90s. Her language, her topics feel so much like home to me. I also have many of her later books, but not the early books that comprise this collection, and it was wonderful to see her growth as a poet in these early works. My favorite poem in this collection is "I Dream of the Death of Orpheus." Favorite lines from it:
"I am a woman in the prime of life, with certain powers
and those powers are severely limited
by authorities whose faces I rarely see.
I am a woman in the prime of life
driving her dead poet in a black Rolls Royce
through a landscape of twilight and thorns."
… (mais)
 
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bschweiger | Feb 4, 2024 |
Not really a poetry lover but some I can read and actually enjoy. Adrienne's poetry is accessible.
Sixty years of poems from pioneering writer, activist, and intellectual Adrienne Rich―“the Blake of American letters” (Nadine Gordimer). Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation, bringing discussions of gender, race, and class to the forefront of poetical discourse. This generous selection from all nineteen of Rich’s published poetry volumes encompasses her best-known work―the clear-sighted and passionate feminist poems of the 1970s, including “Diving into the Wreck,” “Planetarium,” and “The Phenomenology of Anger”―and offers the full range of her evolution as a poet. From poems leading up to her feminist breakthrough through bold later work such as “North American Time” and “Calle Visión,” Selected Poems celebrates Rich’s prophetic vision as well as the inventiveness that shaped her enduring art.… (mais)
 
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Karen74Leigh | Sep 23, 2023 |
“even you, fellow-creature, sister
sitting across from me, dark with love,
working like me to pick apart
working with me to remake
this trailing knitted thing, this cloth of darkness
this woman's garment, trying to save the skein”

 
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cbwalsh | 6 outras críticas | Sep 13, 2023 |
It’s simple to wake from sleep with a stranger,
dress, go out, drink coffee,
enter a life again. It isn’t simple
to wake from sleep into the neighborhood
of one neither strange nor familiar
whom we have chosen to trust. Trusting, untrusting,
we lowered ourselves into this, let ourselves
downward hand over hand as on a rope that quivered
over the unsearched... We did this. Conceived
of each other, conceived each other in a darkness
which I remember as drenched in light.
I want to call this, life.
… (mais)
 
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cbwalsh | 10 outras críticas | Sep 13, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
90
Also by
78
Membros
8,846
Popularidade
#2,707
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
77
ISBN
175
Línguas
8
Marcado como favorito
32

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