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The Book of Jane

By: Habel, Jennifer

Part of the Iowa Poetry Prize series
1609387074 / 9781609387075
Paperback / softback
811.6
30/04/2020
Published 30/04/2020
United States
178 x 229 mm 110 pages
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The Book of Jane is a perceptive, tenacious investigation of gender, authority, and art.

Jennifer Habel draws a contrast between the archetype of the lone male genius and the circumscribed, relational lives of women.

Habel points repeatedly to discrepancies of scale: the grand arenas of Balanchine, Einstein, and Matisse are set against the female miniature - the dancer's stockings, the anonymous needlepoint, the diary entry, the inventory of a purse.

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DCF Poetry by individual poets

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