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Marianne Moore

Questions of Authority

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$84.00 • £67.95 • €75.50

ISBN 9780674548626

Publication Date: 08/09/1995


303 pages

6 x 9 inches


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. “Inquisitive Intensity” in Marianne Moore
  • 3. An “Unintelligible Vernacular”: Questions of Voice
  • 4. “Your Thorns Are the Best Part of You”: Gender Politics in the Nongendered Poem
  • 5. “The Labors of Hercules”: Celebrating and Overcoming “Race”
  • 6. Quotation, Community, and Correspondences
  • 7. Questioning Authority in the Late Twentieth Century
  • Notes
  • Index

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