A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now
Aliki Barnstone, Willis Barnstone
Schocken Books, 1992 - Poetry - 822 pages
A monument to the literary genius of women throughout the ages, A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now is an invaluable collection. Here in one volume are the works of three hundred poets from six different continents and four millennia. This revised edition includes a newly expanded section of American poets from the colonial era to the present.
"[A] splendid collection of verse by women" (TIME) throughout the ages and around the world; now revised and expanded, with 38 American poets.
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Review: A Book of Women Poets: From Antiquity to NowUser Review - Kyle Muntz - Goodreads
A lot of the poems in this anthology aren't actually very good, but it's an incredibly diverse collection (all women) that covers something like 4500 years, with writers from every continent that human beings have lived on, and it was incredibly interesting to look through. Read full review
Review: A Book of Women Poets: From Antiquity to NowUser Review - Tami - Goodreads
My BIBLE. Best introduction to so many poets I hadn't heard of before but they also included most of the poets I had heard of. Read full review