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Author Hicok, Bethany, 1958-

Title Degrees of freedom : American women poets and the women's college, 1905-1955 / Bethany Hicok.

Imprint Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c2008.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS151 .H53 2008    Available  ---
Description 218 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents To work "lovingly": Marianne Moore at Bryn Mawr, 1905-1909 -- Serpents in paradise: Marianne Moore and "marriage" -- Elizabeth Bishop's "queer birds": Vassar, Con Spirito, and the romance of female community -- Con Spirito, improvisation, and the poetry of the 1930s -- Sylvia Plath's brave new world at Smith, 1950-1955 -- "Order[ing] a box of maniacs": Questions of power in the bee poems.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-209) and index.
Subject American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
College verse, American -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 -- Knowledge and learning.
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Knowledge and learning.
Plath, Sylvia -- Knowledge and learning.
Women poets, American -- Education (Higher)
Women's colleges -- United States.
ISBN 9780838756935 (alk. paper)
083875693X (alk. paper)