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    By Brian Teare

    Like sexual preference, textual preference occurs at the intersection of needs, desires, and the political realm of language.

    Hand sliding into a pair of black gloves.
Duane Michals, "The Pleasures of the Glove," 1974.  Gelatin silver print. © Duane Michals, courtesy of DC Moore Gallery, New York. Image courtesty of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New York Times, Craig Morgan Teicher explores two recently-published volumes compiling work by Adrienne Rich. Teicher explains, "Rich came to consciousness as a poet — and person — of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Brainpickings, Maria Popova discusses Adrienne Rich as "Antidote to White Male Capitalist Culture" and means of emancipation, writing, "[l]ong before Sagan and Ruefle, Adrienne Rich (May 16, 1929–March 27, 2012) examined...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Reviewing a fresh compilation of Adrienne Rich's prose, Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry, for the New York Times, Parul Sehgal leads with one of the questions Rich...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Pacific Standard, a new compendium of Adrienne Rich's writings, Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry (W.W. Norton), serves as the impetus for a look back at Rich's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Sandra M. Gilbert explores the prose of Adrienne Rich for Paris Review Daily. One informs the other, intimates Gilbert: "[P]erhaps it hasn’t yet been clearly enough understood how crucially her writings...

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    By Harriet Staff

    At Literary Hub, Victoria Redel recounts her time spent assisting Adrienne Rich (her literary hero) and Michelle Cliff with Sinister Wisdom, a literary journal "by and for lesbians," that Cliff...

    Adrienne Rich
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    By David Lau

    1 Boots Riley Under signs of the ruthless gangsterism of American politics, we made it to 2017, the centennial of the Russian Revolution. 1917, a land of lost left-wing dinosaurs, is...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This year marks the fifth anniversary of poet Adrienne Rich's death. Rich, a writer whose words many readers and writers followed throughout her life, has graciously imbued literature with words...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It was a favorite of feminist authors Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This year, Connecticut vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the special occasion, co-owners Ms. Selma...

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