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The Resource The proving grounds : poems, Leslie Heywood

The proving grounds : poems, Leslie Heywood

Label
The proving grounds : poems
Title
The proving grounds
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Heywood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Proving Grounds unfolds a narrative not of strict chronology, but rather the way each poem functions as a moment that gathers the thematic clusters of the struggle for identity in a consumer culture that has no sense of intrinsic value and that struggle's manifestation in the world of athletic performance and the way these general trends interact with individual experience. The poems trace the female body as a primal proving ground where the distance between history and experience form a paradox: the idea that the female body is limited and weak is particularly strange for a narrator who grew up in the generation post-Title IX, when girls were assumed to have the same competencies as men, and who has been called upon to physically shield her mother from her father from the time she was seven. Similarly strange but compelling is the paradox of the deep love for and identification with her father that arises from this first proving ground to shape the rest of her life."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
CUS
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Heywood, Leslie
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
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Red Hen Press
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Women poets, American
Label
The proving grounds : poems, Leslie Heywood
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
63790501
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
91 pages
Isbn
9781597090483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The proving grounds : poems, Leslie Heywood
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
63790501
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
91 pages
Isbn
9781597090483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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