On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978
At issue are the politics of language; the uses of scholarship; and the topics of racism, history, and motherhood among others called forth by Rich as "part of the effort to define a female consciousness which is political, aesthetic, and erotic, and which refuses to be included or contained in the culture of passivity."
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Review: On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978User Review - Ann - Goodreads
I did not read all the essays - just a few that looked most accessible. I was reminded what a wonderful writer she is, and how incisively intelligent. The standout essay for me was "Women and Honor: Some Notes on Lying". Definitely one to come back to from time to time. Read full review
Review: On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978User Review - Abby - Goodreads
I wish I had found and read this essay collection when I was writing my thesis... This collection houses a series of essays and reflections by the recently late poet Adrienne Rich. Rich's perspectives ... Read full review