The School Among The Ruins

Poems 2000 2004

by Adrienne Cecile Rich

The School Among The Ruins

Hardcover, 113 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $22.95 | purchase

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Book Summary

A collection of poetic works considers the impact of the twenty-first century's dislocations, upheavals, and public crises on individual lives, conveying in the title poem a young schoolteacher's evocation of the lessons learned by her students amid violence and hatred.

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National Book Critics Circle Award (2004)

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