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The Grand Permission
New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood
Patricia Dienstfrey, ed.; Brenda Hillman, ed.; Rachel Blau DuPlessis, fwd.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

PIERCING COMMOTION: SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL COMMOTION
• Motherhood and Poetics – Maxine Kumin
• When as a Girl on the Plains of Minnesota – Maureen Owe
• The World is not Precisely Round: Piercing Commotion (on writing and Motherhood) – Erica Hunt
• Not a Perfect Mother – Stephane Brown
• My Motherhood – Camille Roy
• Erasing Names, Multiplying Alliances – Claudia Keelan
• Writing
National Birth – Toi Derricotte
• Emergence – Carolyn Forche

• OB(LIT)ERATION: GENRE AND REPRESENTATION
• The Other Sylvia Plath – Evan Boland
• Pulse and Impulse, The
Zuihist – Kimiko Hahn
• And the Motherhood of Poetics – Susan Griffin
• Elaborations of Between: The Interpolation of a child into a Writer’s Poetics – Mary Margaret Sloan
• The Writing Being – Laura Moriarty
• Radiance in the Story Lattice – Patricia Dienstfrey
• Parallel Play – Carla Harryman

• SIGNALS GIVEN: LANGUAGE PARADIGMS
• Doublings – Alice Notely
• To book as in to foal. To son. – Kathleen Fraser
• Notes on “Listen” – Alicia Ostriker
• Beyond Impatience: On Motherhood and Poetry – Pam Rehm
• Allowance: A Poetics of Motherhood – Frances N. Phillips
• The One Absolutely Beautiful Thing: My Relationship to Poetry and Motherhood Through the Voices of Women Poets – Jill Bailosky
• Heart Murmer – Carol Muske-Dukes
• In a Ring of Cows Is the Signal Given - C.D.Wright

• A THIRD SPACE: TEMPORAL AND OTHER CROSSINGS
• Language and the Gaze at the Other: a Poetics of Birth – Gillian Conoley
• Eighty-Five Notes – Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge
• Resuscitations – Susan Gevirtz
• Untitled - (M) Norma Cole
• Poetma – Dale Going
• First Things First
notes toward a discovery of Being a Mother Being a Writer – Barbara Einzig
• Split, Spark, and Space – Brenda Hillman
• Gaps, Overflow, and Linkage: A Synesthesiac Look at Motherhood and Writing – Elizabeth Robinson
• The Pinocchain Ideal – Fanny Howe

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