New York Times: Adrienne Rich, 1929-2012

“Adrienne Rich, a poet of towering reputation and towering rage, whose work — distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity — brought the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse and kept it there for nearly a half-century, died on Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82.

The cause was complications of rheumatoid arthritis, with which she had lived for most of her adult life, her family said.”

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  1. Daniel W. says:

    May this woman rest in peace for eternity for she suffered enough on Earth from R/A. I to suffer from R/A and know the pain all to well.

    God Bless Her.

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