She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women (Hardback)Ana Sampson (author)
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From Angelou to Atwood and Dickinson to Duffy, Sampson’s brilliant new collection brings together a pioneering gathering of women’s verse from and for the ages.
A stunning gift book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. From suffragettes to school girls, from spoken word superstars to civil rights activists, from aristocratic ladies to kitchen maids, these are voices that deserve to be heard.
Collected by anthologist Ana Sampson She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women contains an inclusive array of voices, from modern and contemporary poets. Immerse yourself in poems from Maya Angelou, Nikita Gill, Wendy Cope, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Emily Bronte, Carol Ann Duffy, Fleur Adcock, Liz Berry, Jackie Kay, Hollie McNish, Imtiaz Dharker, Helen Dunmore, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Christina Rossetti, Margaret Atwood and Dorothy Parker, to name but a few!
Featuring short biographies of each poet, She is Fierce is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf.
The anthology is divided into the following sections:
Roots and Growing Up
Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
Fashion, society and body image
Protest, courage and resistance
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 532 g
Dimensions: 242 x 161 x 35 mm
'Covering everything from love and freedom to protest and body images, dip in and embrace words of beauty on a daily basis. Plus, it's a beauty to hold.' - Stylist
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