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Comprehensive information about Adrienne Rich including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Adrienne Cecile Rich was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century", and was credited with bringing "the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse." This educational Adrienne Rich resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left We might hypothetically possess ourselves of every technological resource on the North American continent, but as long as our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be revolutionary but not transformative. Quote Right
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Quote Left We assume that politicians are without honor. We read their statements trying to crack the code. The scandals of their politics: not so much that men in high places lie, only that they do so with such indifference, so endlessly, still expecting to be believed. We are accustomed to the contempt inherent in the political lie. Quote Right
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Quote Left The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet. Quote Right
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Quote Left The dialectic between change and continuity is a painful but deeply instructive one, in personal life as in the life of a people. To "see the ... Quote Right
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Quote Left We see daily that our lives are terrible and little, without continuity, buyable and salable at any moment, mere blips on a screen, that this ... Quote Right
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