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Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology By Edited by Jane Dowson (De Montfort University, UK)

Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology
by Edited by Jane Dowson (De Montfort University, UK)

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Dowson provides a comprehensive and beautifully edited volume of poems by women who wrote in the interwar years. This book redresses the balance in this previously neglected area and sheds new light on women's place in this era of literary history.
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Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology Summary


Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology by Edited by Jane Dowson (De Montfort University, UK)

Where were the women of the so-called `Auden Generation'?During this era of rapidly changing gender roles,social values and world politics,women produced a rich variety of poetry.But until now their work has largely been lost or ignored;in Women's Poetry of the 1930s Jane Dowson finally redresses the balance and recovers women's place in the literary history of the interwar years.This comprehensive and beautifully edited collection includes:
*Previously uncollected poems by authors such as Winifred Holtby and Naomi Mitchison
*Poems which are now out of print,such as those by Vita Sackville-West and Frances Cornford
*Poems previously neglected by poets including Ann Ridler and Sylvia Townsend Warner
*An extensive critical introduction and individual biographies of each poet
Poetry lovers,students and scholars alike will find Women's Poetry of the 1930s an invaluable resource and a collection to treasure.

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Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology Reviews


"This is not just a fascinating collection of poems, but a literate and well-informed anthology with a good sense of both literary history and feminist issues."
-Alison Light, University of London

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GOR002634960
Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology by Edited by Jane Dowson (De Montfort University, UK)
Edited by Jane Dowson (De Montfort University, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-11-30
224
0415130964
9780415130967
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