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Title Kicking daffodils : twentieth-century women poets / edited by Vicki Bertram.
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [1997]

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Subject Poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature.
Alt Name Bertram, Vicki.
Add Title Twentieth-century women poets
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 306 pages)
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Charlotte Mew, T.S. Eliot and modernism / Kathleen Bell -- Great expectations : rehabilitating the recalcitrant war poets / Gill Plain -- H.D. Imagiste? bisexuality : identity : imagism / Megan Lloyd Davies -- Dodging around the grand piano : sex, politics and contemporary Irish women's poetry / Ailbhe Smyth -- "From room to homesick room" : women and poetry in Northern Ireland / Declan Long -- Writing near the fault line : Scottish women poets and the topography of tongues / Helen Kidd -- Sentimental subversion : the poetics and politics of devotion in the work of Una Marson / Alison Donnell -- "Holding my beads in my hand" : dialogue, synthesis and power in the poetry of Jackie Kay and Grace Nichols / Paraskevi Papaleonida -- Epic, a woman's place : a study of Derek Walcott's Omeros and Jean Binta Breeze's "A river called wise" / Paula Burnett -- Sylvia Plath's revolutionary wieldings of the female body / Cath Stowers -- In/Corporation? Jackie Kay's The adoption papers / Gabriele Griffin -- Delivering the mother : three anthologies of birth poetry / Karin Voth Harman -- Lorine Niedecker on and off the margins : a radical poetics out of objectivism / Harriet Tarlo -- Reading between the lines : identity in the early poems of Veronica Forrest-Thomson / Alison Mark -- Feminist radicalism in (relatively) traditional forms : an American's investigation of British poetics / Romana Huk -- Poetry and the position of weakness : some challenges of writing in health-care / Fiona Sampson -- Objecting to the subject : science, femininity and poetic process in the work of Elizabeth Bishop and Lavinia Greenlaw / Deryn Rees-Jones -- "No-one's mother" : can the mother write poetry? / Nicole Ward Jouve.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585104212 (electronic bk.)
9780585104218 (electronic bk.)
9780748607822 (pbk.)
OCLC # 42922658
Additional Format Print version: Kicking daffodils. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1997 074860782X (DLC) 98115301 (OCoLC)37434593
Table of Contents
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Sect. 1Oblique Angles: Women Poets and Modernism11
 1Charlotte Mew, T. S. Eliot and Modernism / Kathleen Bell13
 2Great Expectations: Rehabilitating the Recalcitrant War Poets / Gill Plain25
 3H. D. Imagiste? Bisexuality: Identity: Imagism / Megan Lloyd Davies39
Sect. 2The Politics of Place55
 4Dodging Around the Grand Piano: Sex, Politics and Contemporary Irish Women's Poetry / Ailbhe Smyth57
 5'From Room to Homesick Room': Women and Poetry in Northern Ireland / Declan Long84
 6Writing Near the Fault Line: Scottish Women Poets and the Topography of Tongues / Helen Kidd95
Sect. 3(Post) Colonial Contexts111
 7Sentimental Subversion: The Poetics and Politics of Devotion in the Work of Una Marson / Alison Donnell113
 8'holding my beads in my hand': Dialogue, Synthesis and Power in the Poetry of Jackie Kay and Grace Nichols / Paraskevi Papaleonida125
 9Epic, a Woman's Place: A Study of Derek Walcott's Omeros and Jean Binta Breeze's 'A River Called Wise' / Paula Burnett140
Sect. 4The Body153
 10Sylvia Plath's Revolutionary Wieldings of the Female Body / Cath Stowers155
 11In/Corporation? Jackie Kay's The Adoption Papers / Gabriele Griffin169
 12Delivering the Mother: Three Anthologies of Birth Poetry / Karin Voth Harman178
Sect. 5Radical Poetics189
 13Lorine Niedecker On and Off the Margins: A Radical Poetics out of Objectivism / Harriet Tarlo191
 14Reading Between the Lines: Identity in the Early Poems of Veronica Forrest-Thomson / Alison Mark210
 15Feminist Radicalism in (Relatively) Traditional Forms: An American's Investigations of British Poetics / Romana Huk227
Sect. 6Women Poet: Reconfigurations251
 16Poetry and the Position of Weakness: Some Challenges of Writing in Health-Care / Fiona Sampson253
 17Objecting to the Subject: Science, Femininity and Poetic Process in the Work of Elizabeth Bishop and Lavinia Greenlaw / Deryn Rees-Jones267
 18'No-one's Mother': Can the Mother Write Poetry? / Nicole Ward Jouve277
 Notes on Contributors298

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