By Robin Morgan

The debut poetry assortment from one in every of feminism’s so much passionate voices, with a brand new preface by means of the author

good prior to Robin Morgan used to be often called a feminist chief, literary magazines released her as a significant poet, and in 1979 she got a countrywide Endowment for the humanities artistic Writing Fellowship in poetry. Monster, her first assortment, initially released in 1972, comprises paintings that may astonish, disorient, and circulation readers in robust ways.

But Monster is greater than only a ebook; it has develop into a phenomenon. Written at a time of political turmoil in the course of the start of up to date feminism, the name poem used to be followed by means of ladies because the anthem of the women’s stream; it used to be chanted at demonstrations and a few of its traces grew to become slogans. “Arraignment” stirred a global controversy over Ted Hughes’s impression on Sylvia Plath’s suicide—complete with complaints, the banning of this booklet, and the booklet of underground, pirated feminist versions, all of which Morgan finds in her new preface.

From her well-wrought poems in classical types to the searing strength and poignant lyricism of the longer, later ones, Morgan’s paintings whilst it was once first published spoke to girls hungry for validation in their personal reality—and the e-book bought thirty thousand copies in hardcover by myself in its first six months, which was once remarkable for poetry.     

to be had now for the 1st time in years, Monster is an extreme, propulsive trip deep into the center of 1 of feminism’s maximum heroes.

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