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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User Review  - Ginna - Goodreads

one of her best - in my opinion, the height of her talent Read full review

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

User Review  - Nathan Long - Goodreads

I'm marking this book of poetry as read, and even though I've probably read every poem in here 2 or 3 times, I'm not done with it. There will be times that I read one of Rich's poems, and it means ... 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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