A Leading Poem, Adrienne Rich in Irony

I read somewhere that Adrienne Rich's 1978 book, The Dream of a Common Language, has come to be considered a classic of poetry. This despite the rule (arbitrary, like all rules) that "classics" must steep for at least 50 years before anyone dare designate them canonical. Curious, I took Rich's book out of the library … Continue reading A Leading Poem, Adrienne Rich in Irony

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