The Muse Strikes Back: A Poetic Response by Women to Men

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'A woman who concerns herself with poetry, ' writes Graves in The White Goddess, 'should ... be a silent Muse and inspire the poets by her womanly presence.' If you reverse the traditional genders ... just try to visualize, without snickering, a woman writer at her desk while some hunk of celestial beefcake floats nearby. Are the editors having some fun at men's expense? Somewhat. Will this anthology result in contemporary male and female poets calling a truce? We hope so. Above all, readers will love this first ever ...

The Muse Strikes Back: A Poetic Response by Women to Men 1997, Story Line Press

ISBN-13: 9781885266491

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