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By Adrienne Rich

"I am a poet who is familiar with the social energy of poetry, a usa citizen who is aware herself irrevocably tangled in her society's hopes, vanity, and despair," Adrienne wealthy writes.

The essays in Arts of the Possible look for probabilities past a compromised, degraded approach, looking to think anything else. They name at the fluidity of the mind's eye, from poetic imaginative and prescient to social justice, from the badlands of political demoralization to an paintings that will wound, which can open scars while engaged in its paintings, yet will ultimately suture and never tear apart.

This quantity collects Rich's essays from the decade of the 20 th century, together with 4 previous essays, in addition to a number of conversations that cross additional than the standard interview. additionally integrated is her essay explaining her purposes for declining the nationwide Medal for the humanities.

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