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Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

David Kennedy


This book presents the history and current state of women’s experimental poetry in Britain — a critically neglected, significant body of contemporary writing — and places it within the wider social and political contexts of the period. Ranging from Geraldine Monk’s ventriloquising of the Pendle witches to Denise Riley’s fiercely self-critical lyric poems, from the multimedia experiments of Maggie O’Sullivan to the globally aware, politicised sequences of Andrea Brady and Jennifer Cooke, this book theorises women’s alternative poetry in terms of Julia Kristeva’s idea of ‘women’s time’ and in te ... More

Keywords: experimental poetry, Geraldine Monk, Pendle witches, Denise Riley, Maggie O’Sullivan, Julia Kristeva, lyric poems, Andrea Brady, Jennifer Cooke

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781846319778
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Kennedy, author
University of Hull