What is the daily bread of women? In these splendid poems, Sandra Gilbert imagines spiritual regeneration through the tradition pioneered by the two Emilys--Emily Dickinson and Emily Bronte--who are her emblematic foremothers. At the same time, she sees the perils as well as the possibilities of change. The "loved walls" might fall, some "animal goddess in her skull" might destroy what is cherished along with what is oppressive. Tracing the anxieties of history, this book captures the female "daguerreotypes" that persist ...

Emily's Bread: Poems 1984, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393301502

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Emily's Bread: Poems 1984, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393018493

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