Ain't I a Woman!: Classic Poetry by Women from Around the World

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Illona Linthwaite
Contemporary Books, 2000 - Poetry - 264 pages
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Spanning the centuries from Sappho's Greece to modern South Africa, the voices of these women poets express themes of love, motherhood, injustice, loss, and racial and sexual oppression. The sequence of the poems moves from youth to old age, and they bear witness to the triumphs as well as the pain and frustration of women in many times and in many places. Among the poets whose work is included are Anna Akhmatova, Maya Angelou, Judith Kazantzis, Gabriela Mistral, Marge Piercy, Irina Ratushinskaya, and Alice Walker.

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Beautiful poetry encompassing all emotions from women of all ages and throughout the world. Absolutely magical. I love giving this book as a gift. I wish I could speak with each and every woman to ... Read full review

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Illona Linthwaite has worked for many years in the theater as an actor and teacher, appearing throughout Britain and Europe in such companies as the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company.

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