Blood, Bread, and Poetry

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Blood, Bread, and Poetry

Selected Prose 1979-1985

By Adrienne Cecile Rich

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393311624, 256pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 1994

Through a wide range of poetic pieces, Adrienne Rich explores in this collection the intricacies of being white, female, lesbian, Jewish, and a U.S. citizen, both at this time of her life and through the lens of her past.

About the Author
Adrienne Rich (1929 2012), author of more than thirty books, was the singular voice of her generation. Her honors included the National Book Foundation 's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the Griffin International Lifetime Recognition Award.