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Women and Literature II

The poetic body: Poem gloves. A collage on paper consisting of a pair of gloves cut from Japanese silk tissue on which is printed the text from Emily Dickinson's poem, "I felt my life with both my hands", (no. 351).


Women and Literature II
Dr. Balkun
Fall 2015
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Fahy Hall, rm. 363
(973) 761-9387

The Monstrous Feminine

"The female is, as it were, a deformed male."  Aristotle

"He buys me books, but begs me not to read them, because he fears they joggle the mind. I would like to learn. Can you tell me how to grow, or is unconveyed, like melody or witchcraft?" Emily Dickinson

"Sir, a woman composing music is like a dog walking on its hind legs. It is not done well, but you are surprised to find it done at all." Cecil Gray