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Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

Adrienne Rich is an American poet known for her feminist works.  “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers”  is a poem that appears in Rich’s 1951 collection entitled A Change of  World.  “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” concerns a housewife who is embroidering a tapestry featuring bold tigers.  Even so, this lady feels intimidated herself and trapped by her domestic life.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Term

  • Rich, Adrienne  (Books – Exact Phrase – East Campus)

Call Number for Browsing the Shelves

  • PS3535 .I233

Circulating Books and Materials – A Selected List

  • Cooper, Jane (Ed.).  Reading Adrienne Rich: Reviews and Re-Visions, 1951-81. 1984.

                     Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 Z87 1984    *(See page 248.)

  • Gelpi, Barbara and Albert (Ed.).  Adrienne Rich’s Poetry and Prose. 1993b.

                    Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 A6 1993b

  • Langdell, Cheri.  Adrienne Rich: The Moment of Change.  2004.

                    Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 Z75 2004

  • Rich, Adrienne.  Collected Early Poems 1950-1970. 1993.

                    Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 A6 1993

  • Templeton, Alice.  The Dream and the Dialogue: Adrienne Rich’s Feminist Poetics. 1994.

                    Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 Z89 1994

  • Werner, Craig.  Adrienne Rich: The Poet and Her Critics.  1988.

                     Call Number:  PS3535 .I233 Z93 1988

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism. Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o Volume 11,  page 477

o Volume 18,  page 445

o Volume 125,  page 310

  • Critical Survey of Poetry (4th  Ed.): American Poets.Call Number:  REF PN1021 .C7 2011

o Volume 3, page 1635

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