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A poem of her own : voices of American women yesterday and today

Author: Catherine Clinton; Stephen Alcorn
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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Presents a collection of more than twenty poems by American women published between 1678 and 2001.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile poetry
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Poetry
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Clinton; Stephen Alcorn
ISBN: 0810942402 9780810942400
OCLC Number: 50477312
Notes: Includes biographies (p. 64-78).
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Author to her book / Anne Bradstreet --
Hymn to the evening / Phillis Wheatley --
Brown thrush / Lucy Larcom --
I dwell in possibility / Emily Dickinson --
Battle-hymn of the republic / Julia Ward Howe --
New-England boy's song about Thanksgiving / Lydia Maria Child --
New Colossus / Emma Lazarus --
I sit and sew / Alice Dunbar-Nelson --
Poetry / Marianne Moore --
I, being born a woman and distressed / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Women / Louise Bogan --
Stanzas in meditation; part four, #9 / Gertrude Stein --
Jessie Mitchell's mother / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Bears / Adrienne Rich --
Her kind / Anne Sexton --
Morning song / Sylvia Plath --
Homage to my hips / Lucille Clifton --
In cold storm light / Leslie Marmon Silko --
Lost sister / Cathy Song --
Good hotdogs / Sandra Cisneros --
What do women want? / Mary Jo Salter --
Girls in the circle / Nikki Giovanni --
By accident / Julia Alvarez --
Road through the woods / Marge Piercy --
Women who came before us / Naomi Shihab Nye --
Poet biographies.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn.

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Presents a collection of more than twenty poems by American women published between 1678 and 2001.

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