Hooked: Seven Poems

Hooked Seven Poems Poetry HOOKED is a stunning new collection of seven poems about seven famous or infamous women Myra Hindley Unity Mitford Zelda Fitzgerald Dora Carrington Carson McCullers Jane Bowles and Elizab

  • Title: Hooked: Seven Poems
  • Author: Carolyn Smart
  • ISBN: 9781894078696
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry HOOKED is a stunning new collection of seven poems about seven famous or infamous women Myra Hindley, Unity Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, and Elizabeth Smart Each of these women was hooked on, and her life contorted by, an addiction or obsession Here we have seven variations on the insoluble conundrum of sexuality eaPoetry HOOKED is a stunning new collection of seven poems about seven famous or infamous women Myra Hindley, Unity Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, and Elizabeth Smart Each of these women was hooked on, and her life contorted by, an addiction or obsession Here we have seven variations on the insoluble conundrum of sexuality each in a remarkably distinct, authentic voice Carolyn Smart brilliantly recreates seven lives of great color These women, all born before the end of World War II, struggle to find or escape their roles in a society hostile to female intelligence and ambition Here are the agonies of the half lived life talents and voices that are lost or go astray in seven different ways, at a time before the greater freedoms that Feminism brought to the Western World Whether these women have artistic success or not they are, in these astonishing poems, devastatingly articulate about their difficult lives.

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    1. i devoured this book in one read. while i knew of some of the women portrayed, there were a few i hadn't heard of, such as Hitler fan, Unity Valkyrie Mitford and mass murderer Myra Hindley. in 7 long poems, Smart writes in 7 different voices, with different cadences, different tones & styles for each woman. in an age where so much Canadian poetry is written as thinly disguised autobiography, it is a joy to see someone write in other voices. i enjoy it when a book causes me to explore further [...]

    2. Carolyn Smart's Hooked uses a wickedly irresistible premise: a twisted chorus of famous/infamous female figures from history and letters expounding vividly on obsession. Smart has fascinatingly curated the stories of women who made misguided and horrific choices for their objects of desire, and determinedly saw that desire through to often tragic conclusions: Myra Hindley, serial killer partner to Ian Brady (for Canadians, the pairing is clearly Homolka-Bernardo); Unity Mitford, aristocratically [...]

    3. Hooked by Carolyn Smart is a brilliant piece of literature. She manages to give thought to the human condition by considering the thoughts of seven different women. A must read and something that should be read carefully complete review

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