By Laurie Champion
Ladies writers were regularly excluded from literary canons and never till lately have students started to rediscover or notice for the 1st time missed girls writers and their works. This reference contains alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American girls authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. every one access is written by way of a professional contributor and discusses a specific author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the serious reaction to her writings. The entries shut with huge fundamental and secondary bibliographies, and the amount concludes with a listing of works for additional reading.The interval surveyed via this reference is wealthy and various. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant inventive pursuits, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries incorporated right here reveal the numerous contributions girls made to those hobbies. the quantity as an entire strives to mirror the variety of yank tradition and contains entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American ladies. It comprises renowned writers reminiscent of Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, besides extra missed ones similar to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin a long way.
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Auden predicted that Bogan’s poetry would become important to the American literary canon, whereas Theodore Roethke said that she “writes out of the severest lyrical tradition in English,” reflecting techniques that demonstrate “the short poem at its best” (142). While contemporary critics continue to admire the depth of experience, emotional impact, and brilliant craftsmanship evident in Bogan’s verse, some have examined her poems from more recent schools of literary criticism such as feminism and examine Bogan’s female speakers and feminist subjects.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Works by Elizabeth Bishop North and South. Boston: Houghton, 1946. Poems: North & South—A Cold Spring. Boston: Houghton, 1955. ” Trans. Elizabeth Bishop. New York: Farrar, 1957. (Prose) Questions of Travel. New York: Farrar, 1965. Selected Poems. London: Chatto, 1967. The Collected Poems. New York: Farrar, 1969. Geography III. New York: Farrar, 1976. The Complete Poems 1927–1979. New York: Farrar, 1983. Elizabeth Bishop: The Collected Prose. Ed. Robert Giroux. New York: Farrar, 1984.
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