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Naming the waves : contemporary lesbian poetry / edited by Christian McEwen.

Book Book (©1989.)
Description: xxi, 226 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Publisher: Freedom, Calif. : Crossing Press, ©1989.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College Stack Level 5 PS 595 .L46 N36 1989 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0895943700
  • ISBN: 9780895943705
  • ISBN: 0895943719
  • ISBN: 9780895943712
  • ISBN: 0860688526
  • ISBN: 9780860688525
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages xx-xxi).
Contents: Lovesuit / Beth Allen -- To the bone / Dorothy Allison -- Not speaking, screaming / Dorothy Allison -- Whoring away my imagination / Dorothy Allison -- Little enough / Dorothy Allison -- Blooming / Jane Barnes -- How it starts / Jane Barnes -- I want you / Jane Barnes -- No / Jane Barnes -- Homophobia / Jane Barnes -- Naming the waves / Judith Barrington -- Passing / Judith Barrington -- Lesbian / Judith Barrington -- A wish / Linda Bean -- The sculptor hears the small birds / Robin Becker -- A good education / Robin Becker -- When friends leave / Robin Becker -- On not being able to imagine the future / Robin Becker -- Her name is Helen / Beth Brant -- Not "out" to get her / Lorraine Bray -- Little red riding hood / Olga Broumas -- Landscape with next of kin / Olga Broumas -- White trash girl / Roz Calvert -- Get over / Roz Calvert -- Marilyn / Roz Calvert -- Crack corn / Roz Calvert -- Waldorf Astoria / Roz Calvert -- The recipe / Chaucer Cameron -- girlfriends / Andrea Canaan -- One fool to another / Chrystos -- Sestina: winchell's donut house apostate / Jan Clausen -- Lesbian: your image/how it is / Caroline Claxton -- The refuge / Janna Davis -- Drunken truths / Mary Dorcey -- In the city of Boston / Mary Dorcey -- Night / Mary Dorcey -- America / Mary Dorcey -- Blood relations / Mary Dorcey -- I had a dream... / Elana Dykewomon -- Even my eyes become mouths / Elana Dykewomon -- Growing up / U.A. Fanthorpe -- Half-term / U.A. Fanthrope -- Father in the railway buffet / U.A. Fanthrope -- From the third storey / U.A. Fanthorpe -- There were three in bed / Eve Featherstone -- Poem from Sears, Roebuck and Company, Brooklyn / Paula Finn -- Welfare was my husband / Gundrun Fonfa -- What I meant to say / Jane Frances -- kikambala memories / Sharon Franklet -- cunt poem / Sharon Franklet -- don't stop / Sharon Franklet -- Private puzzles / Kath Fraser -- Haiku / Jean Freer -- Conversation with the body / Bea Gates -- Small world / Bea Gates -- I wrap myself / Bea Gates -- The other woman / Joan Gibbs -- They lookfor the deepest green / Janice Gould -- We exist / Janice Gould -- Caves on a mountain / Janice Gould -- The children who never departed / Janice Gould -- The common woman (I, II, IV) / Judy Grahn -- A woman is talking to death (part 4) / Judy Grahn -- the meanings in the pattern / Judy Grahn -- Paris and Helen / Judy Grahn -- the good weef is both / Jud Grahn -- mrs richie / Pamela Gray -- Call this a life lived backwards / Caroline Griffin -- Today is full of rain and wind... / Caroline Griffin -- Inheritances / Marilyn Hacker -- Rune of the Finland woman / Marilyn Hacker -- Mother II / Marilyn Hacker -- 1973 / Marilyn Hacker -- Psychic healing / Kate Hall -- Smell of myself / Caroline Halliday -- This space the tiger / Caroline Halliday -- Fragment / Gillian Hanscombe -- You like me / Gillian Hanscombe -- Your contradiction / Debra Helme -- Alone with music / J.P. Hollerith -- Not a poet / Joy Howard -- Which of us wears the trousers / Maria Jastrzebska -- half poem / Maria Jastrzebska -- Torba/ the bag / Maria Jastrzebska -- Seeing the pope on TV / Maria Jastrzebska -- Bilingual / Maria Jastrzebska -- You came / Jenn -- if I dig enough... / Jackie Kay -- Kaddish / Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz -- Nagasaki Day: Los Alamos / Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz -- The bogeywoman / Meg Kelly -- Changes / Daisy Kempe -- virgins and peaches / Tina Kendall -- overdrawn / Tina Kendall -- Lesbian strength / Kim -- Spotting lesbian socks / Linda King -- A few words in the mother tongue / Irena Klepfisz -- Section from "From the Monkey House and Other Cages" / Irena Klepfisz -- they did not build wings for them / Irena Klepfisz -- Fradel Schtok / Irena Klepfisz -- Short black hair / Jennifer Krebs -- Kidnapping II / Jacqueline Lapidus -- Translation / Joan Larkin -- A thread / Joan Larkin -- Rape / Joan Larkin -- Origins / Joan Larkin -- Genealogy / Joan Larkin -- In this divorce / Rebecca Lewin -- The lesbian divorce / Rebecca Lewin -- Not that i am forever with child / Audre Lorde -- Stations / Audre Lorde -- Naming the stories / Audre Lorde -- Every traveler has one vermont poem / Audre Lorde -- Ethiopia / Audre Lorde -- Call / Audre Lorde -- Kitchen to rainforest / Maia -- The long reach / Maia -- A message to the collective / Caeia March -- La esperanza / Judith McDaniel -- Inheritance / Christian McEwen -- Love poem / Christian McEwen -- After she drowned / Christian McEwen -- 2 Wren street / Christian McEwen -- Spuyten Duyvil / Honor Moore -- Cleis / Honor Moore -- Biped / Suniti Namjoshi -- From the travels of Gulliver / Suniti Namjoshi -- Poem for Jackie / Nina Newington -- Womanslaughter / Pat Parker -- Group / Pat Parker -- For the straight folks who don't mind gays... / Pat Parker -- there is a woman in this town / Pat Parker -- legacy / Pat Parker -- Waulking song: II / Minnie Bruce Pratt -- Not a gun, not a knife / Minnie Bruce Pratt -- Lesbians and mothers / Helen Ramsbottom -- Your hair, and / Helen Ramsbottom -- Blue / Helen Ramsbottom -- In the wake of home / Adrienne Rich -- North American time / Adrienne Rich -- Tracking poems (a selection) / Adrienne Rich -- A Dachau with a German lover / Jennifer Rose -- Familial amnesia / Barbara Ruth -- Some things about the politics of size / Sapphire -- i guess if i was a sound... / Sapphire -- A fare/well present / Susan Sherman -- He touched me / Linda Smukler -- Monkey boy / Linda Smukler -- One nutmeg with its coat of mace / Kay Stirling -- We feed ourselves / C. Linden Thorp -- Not for you / C. Linden Thorp -- The orgasm / C. Linden Throp -- Sleeping with men / Lisa Vice -- Who else you got? / Lisa Vice -- Dorothy / Lisa Vice -- Sisters / Lisa Vice -- leaves and potatoes / Marg Yeo -- the truth of it / Marg Yeo -- she grew whole / Marg Yeo.
Summary: "Collection of contemporary lesbian poetry by more than 70 poets from both sides of the Atlantic"--Back cover.
Additional Physical Form available: Also issued online.
Authors: McEwen, Christian, 1956- (Added Author).

Citation:

McEwen, Christian. "Naming the waves : contemporary lesbian poetry." Freedom, Calif. : Crossing Press, ©1989.

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