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Palace-Burner THE SELECTED POETRY OF SARAH PIATT by Sarah Piatt
  

Palace-Burner THE SELECTED POETRY OF SARAH PIATT

Part of the American Poetry Recovery Series Series

Synopsis

Palace-Burner THE SELECTED POETRY OF SARAH PIATT by Sarah Piatt

The unique and powerful voice of an extraordinary nineteenth-century woman poet

Reviews

Setting a new standard for the recovery of forgotten authors, Paula Bennett has restored to us a major poet in Sarah Piatt, whose astringent, polyvocal, haunting work will be read alongside that of Whitman and Dickinson. Palace_Burner will quickly become a touchstone in scholars
ongoing reevaluation of the relationship between politics and aesthetics in nineteenth

-century American literature and will transform our understanding of sentimentalism in American poetry. Karen L. Kilcup, editor of Nineteenth_Century American Women Writers: A Critical Reader


About the Author

Paula Bernat Bennett is a professor of English at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She is the author of Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900, and other books.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th September 2005

Author

Sarah Piatt

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Publisher

University of Illinois Press

Format

Paperback
264 pages

Categories

Poetry by individual poets

ISBN

9780252072819

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