Review of George Eliot, Poetess by Wendy S. Williams

Title

Review of George Eliot, Poetess by Wendy S. Williams

Description

The word 'poetess' is contentious. For some it rankles, because the diminution of 'poet' is generally considered gratuitous, patronizing and offensive. More often than not, it belittles women writers and their work. Others, however, argue that it is a useful word with which to describe poets belonging to the ‘poetess…

Creator

A. G. van den Broek

Source

George Eliot Review
2015: 46, 70-72

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2015
Digitized 2017

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Citation

A. G. van den Broek, “Review of George Eliot, Poetess by Wendy S. Williams,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed February 18, 2019, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/795.