By Carolyn Smart
Hooked is a beautiful new choice of seven poems approximately seven well-known or notorious girls: Myra Hindley, harmony Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, and Elizabeth shrewdpermanent. every one of those girls used to be addicted to, and her lifestyles contorted by means of, an habit or obsession. right here now we have seven adaptations at the insoluble conundrum of sexuality – every one in a remarkably certain, genuine voice.
Carolyn clever brilliantly recreates seven lives of significant color. those ladies, all born sooner than the top of global battle II, fight to discover – or get away – their roles in a society antagonistic to woman intelligence and ambition. listed here are the agonies of the half-lived existence; skills and voices which are misplaced or cross off course in seven other ways, at a time ahead of the higher freedoms that Feminism dropped at the Western global. even if those girls have creative good fortune or now not they're, in those miraculous poems, devastatingly articulate approximately their tough lives.
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