A Sudden Sky: Selected Poems by Carolyn Smart PDF

By Carolyn Smart

Longlisted for the 2010 ReLit Award

Hooked is a gorgeous new number of seven poems approximately seven well-known or notorious ladies: Myra Hindley, cohesion Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, and Elizabeth shrewdpermanent. every one of those girls used to be addicted to, and her existence contorted via, an habit or obsession. right here we've seven adaptations at the insoluble conundrum of sexuality – each one in a remarkably detailed, genuine voice.

Carolyn shrewdpermanent brilliantly recreates seven lives of significant color. those girls, all born sooner than the top of global warfare II, fight to discover – or break out – their roles in a society antagonistic to lady intelligence and ambition. listed here are the agonies of the half-lived existence; abilities and voices which are misplaced or pass off beam in seven alternative ways, at a time ahead of the higher freedoms that Feminism delivered to the Western international. no matter if those ladies have creative good fortune or now not they're, in those amazing poems, devastatingly articulate approximately their tricky lives.

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