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Adrienne Rich Dies

Adrienne Rich: Leaving Her Mark on America

Brian Umana | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Brian Umana

Over the years, critics have justly celebrated her work, and those who dismissed her for her tendentiousness have found themselves on the wrong side of history. The more time you spend with the poems, the more precise and revelatory they seem.

Adrienne Rich Lives

Alicia Ostriker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alicia Ostriker

It is the end of an era, and nobody will be able to replace Adrienne in the ongoing tasks of struggling for justice and love in the world, but she is alive because her inimitable words are, and because many of us trudge on in her wake.

Influential Writer Dies Of Complications From Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Adrienne Rich, the influential feminist poet and writer, died Tuesday at age 82 from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, according to news reports....

What's Your Favorite Adrienne Rich Poem?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

Adrienne Rich, a beloved feminist poet and essayist known for her political themes, died yesterday. Her first poetry collection, "A Change of Worl...

Adrienne Rich: Writing as Social Practice

Michael Roth | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Michael Roth

The great American poet, Adrienne Rich, died this week at her home in Santa Cruz. She was a brave and ardent writer, a gifted teacher and a powerful voice of conscience. There is no one quite like her in American letters.