Women Writers and Poetic Identity: Dorothy Wordsworth, Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson (Princeton Legacy Library)

Women Writers and Poetic Identity: Dorothy Wordsworth, Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson (Princeton Legacy Library)

Margaret Homans


How does the awareness of being a girl impact the workings of the poetic mind's eye? With this question Margaret Homans introduces her research of 3 nineteenth-century girls poets and their reaction to a literary culture that defines the poet as male. Her resolution indicates why there have been so few nice girls poets in an age whilst many of the nice novelists have been women.

Originally released in 1981.

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