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A valuable history of several decades of poetry and "poetry politics" in the United States. As many other reviewers have noted, the title has little connection, however, to the... Read morePublished on Dec 24 2003 by g3
This book has been poorly reviewed by the professional reviewers, and I believe Kathleen Norris has been badly advised by her editor. Read morePublished on April 23 2002 by Jerry Bakker
Good book to read with a cup of coffee. I would like a sequel please! Perhaps a more detailed look at life after having moved to South Dakota? Just a thought....Published on April 16 2002 by "ihawke88"
If you're looking for a juicy read, this isn't it. If you're looking for more about the author Kathleen Norris, this will provide you with new information about her, but only about... Read morePublished on April 15 2002 by Cara Lynn
The Virgin of Bennington by Kathleen Norris--A Disappointment.
I've read much of the acclaimed fiction produced by the "stars" of Bennington College's literary programs,... Read more
This is less a memoir than two separate books that don't fit together well as one. The opening section, about Norris' feelings of marginality as she enters Bennington and then... Read morePublished on March 9 2002
Don't be misled by the promotion: this book is only 20% coming-of-age memoir. (Although, given how dislikable the author's youthful self is - charmlessly naive, blandly... Read morePublished on Nov. 25 2001 by Eric Krupin
Some fans of Kathleen Norris will no doubt be disappointed in this book. It is not brimming with one spiritual insight after another, unlike her previous nonfiction work. Read morePublished on Sept. 27 2001