Adrienne Rich quotes

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We who were loved will never
unlive that crippling fever.
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of pro ...
To become a token woman--whether you win the Nobel Prize or merely get tenure at the cost of denying your sisters--is to become so ...
The massive weight of Uncle's wedding band
Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer's hand.
Aunt Jennifer's tigers prance across a screen,
Bright topaz denizens of a world of green.
Across the curve of the earth, there are women getting up before dawn, in the blackness before the point of light, in the twilight ...
...I ... believe that words can help us move or keep us paralyzed, and that our choices of language and verbal tone have something ...
...Women's Studies can amount simply to compensatory history; too often they fail to challenge the intellectual and political stru ...
We have seen over and over that white male historians in general have tended to dismiss any history they didn't themselves write, ...
... no woman is really an insider in the institutions fathered by masculine consciousness.
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