On Lies, Secrets, and Silence (Paperback)

Selected Prose, 1966-1978

By Adrienne Rich

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393312850, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 1995

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At issue are the politics of language; the uses of scholarship; and the topics of racism, history, and motherhood among others called forth by Rich as "part of the effort to define a female consciousness which is political, aesthetic, and erotic, and which refuses to be included or contained in the culture of passivity.