The Penguin Book of Women Poets

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Carol Cosman, Joan Keefe, Kathleen Weaver
Viking Press, 1979 - Poetry - 399 pages
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A collection of poetry by women poets that spans more than 3500 years and forty literary traditions, with information on the life of each poet and the literary and historical traditions of her time.

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It's not a huge anthology, but for its size, I felt like it was very comprehensive. I particularly appreciated the very careful attention and prominence given to women writing all over the world--not ... Read full review


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Carol Cosman is coeditor of "The Other Voice" and "The Penguin Book of Women Poets," Her translations include "The Old and the New: From Don Quixote to Kafka," by Marthe Robert.

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