Rewriting the word : American women writers and the Bible / Amy Benson Brown. - Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1999. - xiii, 185 p. ; 22 cm. - Contributions in women's studies, no. 172 0147-104X ; .
Includes bibliographical references (p. -178) and index.
The politics and poetics of Biblical revision and contemporary women's poetry -- "'Faith' is a fine invention": Emily Dickinson and H.D. -- "Much madness is divinist sense": the Biblical revision of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath -- Writing home: the Bible and Gloria Naylor's Bailey's Cafe and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon -- Last words: feminist Biblical revision and authority.
0313308659 (alk. paper)
American literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Christianity and literature--History--United States
Feminism and literature--History--United States
Women and literature--History--United States
Religion and literature
PS147 / .B76 1999