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Author Cucinella, Catherine.

Title Poetics of the body : Edna St. Vincent Millay, Elizabeth Bishop, Marilyn Chin, and Marilyn Hacker / Catherine Cucinella
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 179 pages)
Contents Theorizing the body -- Textual and corporeal convergence : Edna St. Vincent Millay -- "Dress up! Dress up and dance at carnival!" : Elizabeth Bishop's poetic bodies -- Writing the body palimpsest : Marilyn Chin -- Narrative and desire on and through the body : Marilyn Hacker -- Interview with Marilyn Chin
Summary This study examines representations of the body in the work of four important twentieth-century poets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-170) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chin, Marilyn -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hacker, Marilyn, 1942- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 023010651X (electronic bk.)
9780230106512 (electronic bk.)