Eleanor Wilner on: "Trying to Talk with a Man"

"Trying to Talk with a Man" (1971) is testing bombs in the desert, but it is she (not he) who refuses sublimation, who knows what these bombs mean: "ourselves / as if we were testing anything else."

From American Poetry Review (1975).

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Title Eleanor Wilner on: "Trying to Talk with a Man" Type of Content Criticism
Criticism Author Eleanor Wilner Criticism Target Adrienne Rich
Criticism Type Poet Originally Posted 03 Feb 2016
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