The house is made of poetry : the art of Ruth Stone / edited by Wendy Barker and Sandra M. Gilbert

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Subjects: Women and literature--United States--History--20th century
Stone, Ruth--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c1996
Series: Ad feminam
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiii, 214 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Ad Feminam: Women and Literature / Sandra M. Gilbert
Preface: Outside the Poetry Factory / Sandra M. Gilbert
Abbreviations of Collections of Poetry / Ruth Stone
1. On Ruth Stone / Leslie Fiedler 3
2. Ruth Stone and Her Poems / Sharon Olds 5
3. Poetry and Life, Poetry and Ruth / Jan Freeman 9
4. Like a Laser Beam / Martha Nell Smith 17
5. Mapping Ruth Stone's Life and Art / Wendy Barker 33
6. The Poetry of Ruth Stone / Norman Friedman 46
7. An Interview with Ruth Stone: 1973 / Sandra M. Gilbert 52
8. An Interview with Ruth Stone: 1990 / Robert Bradley 67
9. Poet in the Mountains / Willis Barnstone 78
10. The Comedic Art of Ruth Stone / Diane Wakoski 101
11. Ruth Stone's Magic Mixture / Diana O'Hehir 106
12. "The Wife's Went Bazook": Comedic Feminism in the Poetry of Ruth Stone / Kevin Clark 112
13. Violence and War, Ethics and Erotics: Ruth Stone's "Miraculous Translations" / Elyse Blankley 127
14. Experiencing Otherness: Ruth Stone's Art of Inference / Roger Gilbert 140
15. The Clever Widow: Grief-Work, Humor, and Narrative in Ruth Stone's Poetry / Janet Lowery 151
16. "Who Is the Widow's Muse?": A Memoir and Reading of Ruth Stone / Aliki Barnstone 163
17. "Under the Seal of My Widowhood" / Kandace Brill Lombart 180
18. Definitions of Love: Ruth Stone's Feminist Caritas / Sandra M. Gilbert 194
Contributors 207
Index 211
Additional Authors: Barker, Wendy
Gilbert, Sandra M
Stone, Ruth
Notes: LCCN: 95017839
ISBN: 0809320126 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32466895
ISBN/ISSN: 0809320126