Gender and the Poetics of Excess

Gender and the Poetics of Excess
Ford, Karen J.. Gender and the Poetics of Excess.

Karen Jackson Ford’s Gender and the Poetics of Excess explores the extravagant writing styles of American women poets who simultaneously parody the stereotype of the gabby female and demand a place for their words in a literary tradition that is inhospitable to women writers.

Fields of Focus: Gender and Sexuality Studies, Poetry and Poetics