By Carolyn Smart
Hooked is a gorgeous new selection of seven poems approximately seven recognized or notorious girls: Myra Hindley, solidarity Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, and Elizabeth shrewdpermanent. each one of those ladies used to be addicted to, and her lifestyles contorted via, an habit or obsession. the following we now have seven adaptations at the insoluble conundrum of sexuality – each one in a remarkably designated, actual voice.
Carolyn clever brilliantly recreates seven lives of serious color. those girls, all born sooner than the tip of worldwide warfare II, fight to discover – or get away – their roles in a society adversarial to lady intelligence and ambition. listed below are the agonies of the half-lived existence; abilities and voices which are misplaced or move off track in seven other ways, at a time earlier than the better freedoms that Feminism delivered to the Western global. even if those girls have creative good fortune or no longer they're, in those outstanding poems, devastatingly articulate approximately their tricky lives.
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A Sudden Sky: Selected Poems by Carolyn Smart