Adrienne Rich: Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry
Author: Adrienne Rich
Editor and Introduction: Sandra M. Gilbert
Publisher: W. W. Norton (2019)
A career-spanning selection of the lucid, courageous, and boldly political prose of National Book Award winner Adrienne Rich.
Demonstrating the lasting brilliance of her voice and her prophetic vision, Essential Essays showcases Adrienne Rich’s singular ability to unite the political, personal, and poetical. The essays selected here by feminist scholar Sandra M. Gilbert range from the 1960s to 2006, emphasizing Rich’s lifelong intellectual engagement and fearless prose exploration of feminism, social justice, poetry, race, homosexuality, and identity.