The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New, 1950-1984

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W.W. Norton, Jan 1, 1994 - American poetry - 341 pages
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'Rich's writing has always lifted her naturally toward a unifying transcendental vision, a dream, but a dream simultaneously wrenched and weighted by its moral embodiment, called by her at different stages: love, truth, integrity, commonality, silence. She is a true metaphysical poet...(At times) her dialectical fire produces poems of transcendent beauty.'-Carol Muske, New York Times Book Review

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Review: The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New, 1950-1984

User Review  - Sparkie Allison - Goodreads

Rich, powerful and moving poetry that always makes me go into deep thought. It is best read in spurts and allowed to simmer with your thoughts over a few days before taking more in. I have always loved her poetry and this collection is beautiful. Read full review

Review: The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New, 1950-1984

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

If you haven't experienced Adrienne Rich's poetry before, you're really missing out....but be prepared...her poetry is anything but light reading. She addresses politics, history, women's rights, the ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Adrienne Rich has published more than sixteen volumes of poetry & four nonfiction prose books, & is the recipient of numerous awards & prizes. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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