Erica Jong – There is still the feeling…

There is still the feeling that women’s writing is a lesser class of writing, that…


“There is still the feeling that women’s writing is a lesser class of writing, that what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, that what women know about is a less category of knowledge.”
-Erica Jong

Erica Jong – Poetry is the language we…

Poetry is the language we speak in the most terrifying or ecstatic passages of our…


“Poetry is the language we speak in the most terrifying or ecstatic passages of our lives. But the very word poetry scares people. They think of their grade school teachers reciting ‘Hiawatha’ and they groan.”
-Erica Jong