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Adrienne Rich: Past American Voice

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 20200313, 20130301

This Past American Voice episode features the late, great poet Adrienne Rich, who died in 2012. Known for her perfectly crafted, award winning poems, she was also a fearless spokeswoman for the Feminist Movement, gay rights and peace. This program features excerpts from a 1995 New Letters on the Air interview and from a 2002 Cockefair Chair presentation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

(Photo by K. Kendall CC BY 2.0)

 

| Subject Matter: LGBTQ Rights, Civil Rights, Feminism | Interview Year: 1994, 2002 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Poetry Prize |

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