Later Poems: Selected and New: 1971-2012: 1971–2012 by Adrienne Rich

By Adrienne Rich

The ultimate quantity of poems assembled through America’s strongest and distinct poetic voice.

In Later Poems: chosen and New 1971–2012, the powerful trajectory of the paintings of 1 of an important artists of yank letters is on demonstrate. This quantity brings jointly a extraordinary physique of labor. integrated are Adrienne Rich’s personal choices from twelve volumes of released works, together with the nationwide ebook Award–winning Diving Into the Wreck, An Atlas of the tricky World, and her most modern quantity, Tonight No Poetry Will Serve, besides ten strong new poems, formerly uncollected. between those, “From Strata” is a type of archaeology of the current day; “Itinerary” searches for an “indefinite destiny” in a menaced panorama; “For the younger Anarchists” bargains a trope of expert hard work for political motion; and the haunting voice of “Teethsucking chicken” reminds us of what we've got been advised to disregard. This assortment testifies to a huge occupation that distinctive American literature within the overdue 20th century and should proceed to motivate readers for years to come.

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