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Ain't I a Woman! A Book of Women's Poetry from Around the World (1987)

by Illona Linthwaite (Editor)

Other authors: Maria Banus (Contributor), Nurunnessa Choudhury (Contributor), Cheryl Clarke (Contributor), Noemia de Sousa (Contributor), U. A. Fanthorpe (Contributor)14 more, Nikki Giovanni (Contributor), Jenny Joseph (Contributor), Anna Maria Lenngren (Contributor), Mahsati (Contributor), Zindziswa Mandela (Contributor), Sandy McIntosh (Contributor), Nancy Morejon (Contributor), Mary Lonnberg Smith (Contributor), Jean Tepperman (Contributor), Julia Vinograd (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), Susan Wallbank (Contributor), Sherley Anne Williams (Contributor), Mary Wilson (Contributor)

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Spanning the centuries from Sappho's Greece to modern South Africa, the voices of these women poets express themes of love, motherhood, injustice, loss, and racial and sexual oppression. The sequence of the poems moves from youth to old age, and they bear witness to the triumphs as well as the pain and frustration of women in many times and in many places. Among the poets whose work is included are Anna Akhmatova, Maya Angelou, Judith Kazantzis, Gabriela Mistral, Marge Piercy, Irina Ratushinskaya, and Alice Walker.… (more)
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A gorgeous collection, wide ranging in time and space, some well-known poets and also many I never otherwise knew. It's organised thematically by life stages and is full of wonderful stuff. ( )
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Banus, MariaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Choudhury, NurunnessaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clarke, CherylContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Sousa, NoemiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Tepperman, JeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Spanning the centuries from Sappho's Greece to modern South Africa, the voices of these women poets express themes of love, motherhood, injustice, loss, and racial and sexual oppression. The sequence of the poems moves from youth to old age, and they bear witness to the triumphs as well as the pain and frustration of women in many times and in many places. Among the poets whose work is included are Anna Akhmatova, Maya Angelou, Judith Kazantzis, Gabriela Mistral, Marge Piercy, Irina Ratushinskaya, and Alice Walker.

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