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Leslie Adrienne Miller

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090313, 20080118

Poet Leslie Adrienne Miller became fascinated by 17th century medical illustrations, and the myths and ignorance that surrounded female anatomy in scientific literature all the way until the 20th century.  She uses these themes in her poetry collection The Resurrection Trade, and discusses what it was like to become a first-time mother at age 45.  She also reads from Eat Quite Everything You See.

| Subject Matter: Women's Issues, Medical Literature | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Poetry |

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