Tuesday, January 17, 2006

"WOMEN'S POETRY"?

January 2006 issue of Poetry:

"Is there such a thing as "women's poetry"? I hesitate to respond—in some ways the question seems to extend the nasty old habit of imagining women as "other" or inferior. But let me offer a mixed-up answer: no there is not. And yes, in a certain way, there is..."

Meghan O'Rourke

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

My immediate response to this excerpt when I saw it on the back cover of the magazine was: there's no "women's poetry," but there's poetry only women can write.

That response didn't change after reading the whole article.

--Suzanne

9:24 AM, January 23, 2006  

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