Poems Between Women

Four Centuries of Love, Romantic Friendship, and Desire

Edited by Emma Donoghue

Columbia University Press

Poems Between Women

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Pub Date: March 1999

ISBN: 9780231109253

256 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $30.00£24.95

Pub Date: July 1997

ISBN: 9780231109246

256 Pages

Format: Hardcover

List Price: $85.00£70.95

Poems Between Women

Four Centuries of Love, Romantic Friendship, and Desire

Edited by Emma Donoghue

Columbia University Press

Poets from the last 400 years contribute to this rich anthology of women's love poetry, which includes works from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson, Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This collection, revealing secrets, longings and startling friendships, is an eloquent tribute to love shared by women. Chicago Tribune
Dazzling in its range and scope, [Poems Between Women] places in sharp focus the matrix of women's lives, socially and emotionally, over four centuries....Outstanding. San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

About the Author

Emma Donoghue is a novelist, playwright, and author of Passions Between Women: British Lesbian Culture 1668-1701. Her short stories have appeared in The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories and The Oxford Book of Historical Stories.