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Feminist research and anthologizing

Here’s the introduction to my anthology of some poems by women from Latin America, translated from Spanish to English. It explains my research methodology and the theories I developed while reading and translating. * Introduction to Towards an Anthology of … Continue reading

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A bit of a poem by Adrienne Rich

I’ve been looking in my books for a particular poem that I remembered copying into a notebook about 20 years ago, and found it finally tonight: The world tells me I am its creatureI am raked by eyes    brushed … Continue reading

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A few feminist seeds scattered to the wind and you

The documentary Paris Was a Woman, about just a few of the women in Paris in the early 1900s and especially the 20s; writers, painters, poets. I especially liked the interviews with photographer Gisele Freund. The tension between Stein and … Continue reading

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Making lists and breaking aesthetics

Marilyn Hacker said on the WOMPO Women’s Poetry mailing list recently: If, as feminists,we can’t discuss racism openly, if not “comfortably,” then what did all the feminist writers who were discussing it in the 70s ,and those doing so now … Continue reading

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