Feminist poet Adrienne Rich dead at 82

Adrienne Rich, U.S. Poet, Feminist Activist, Dies at Age 82
Rich was born on May 16, 1929, in Baltimore and published her first book of poems in 1951, while still a student at Radcliffe College. Before her graduation, her poetry was chosen by WH Auden for publication in the Yale Younger Poets series.


Pioneering feminist poet Adrienne Rich dead at 82
By Steve Gorman | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Poet and essayist Adrienne Rich, a feminist literary figure celebrated as much for deeply personal reflections on her own life as for sometimes-biting social commentary, has died at age 82, family members said ...

A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism
New York Times
She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry and more than a half-dozen of prose; the poetry alone has sold nearly 800000 copies, according to WW Norton & Company, her publisher since the mid-1960s. Triply marginalized — as a woman, a lesbian and a Jew — Ms.

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Adrienne Rich, renowned feminist poet, dies at 82: Santa Cruz luminary ...
San Jose Mercury News
By JM BROWN - Santa Cruz Sentinel Poet Adrienne Rich addresses dinner guests after receiving the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 2006 National BookAwards in New York. Rich, who had lived in Santa Cruz since the 1980s, ...

Adrienne Rich, feminist poet and essayist, dies at 82
Kansas City Star
By MARY ROURKE Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literaryhonors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82. 

R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet
Baltimore Sun
In the essay "Taking Women Students Seriously," published in her book" On Lies, Secrets and Silence," she wrote of the school: "We were taken to libraries, art museums, lectures ... given extra French or Latin reading. ... In a kind of cognitive ... 

Adrienne Rich, feminist poet and essayist, dies
Chicago Sun-Times
15, 2006 file photo, poet Adrienne Rich addresses dinner guests after receiving the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 2006 National Book Awards sponsored by The National Book Foundation in New York. 

Adrienne Rich, 82, renowned poet
Philadelphia Inquirer
By John Timpane Adrienne Rich, 82, a poet who for five decades always seemed to be in the vanguard of America's political, social, and literary changes, died Wednesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif., from complications of rheumatoid arthritis. 

The Politics and Poems of Adrienne Rich
New York Times (blog)
By JOHN WILLIAMS In 1973, reviewing Adrienne Rich's seventh book of poems, “Diving Into the Wreck,” Margaret Atwood called it “one of those rare books that forces you to decide not just what you think about it; but what you think about yourself.

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Ernest Hemingway shows soft side in newly public letters
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