Sandra M. Gilbert|
Univeristy of California, Davis
Sandra M. Gilbert, a professor of English at the University of California at Davis and former president of the Modern Language Association, is the author of seven collections of poetry. Belongings, her latest book of poems, appeared from Norton in 2005, and a prose work, Death’s Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve, was published by Norton in 2006.
Professor Gilbert has also published a memoir, Wrongful Death (Norton) and an anthology of elegies, Inventions of Farewell (Norton), along with a number of critical works, including Acts of Attention: The Poems of D. H. Lawrence, and essays in journals ranging from Critical Inquiry and PMLA to Massachusetts Review, Kenyon Review, Partisan Review and others. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in such periodicals as Poetry, Field, the Ontario Review, Epoch, the American Poetry Review, American Scholar, the New Yorker, and elsewhere, as well as in a number of anthologies. With Susan Gubar, a professor of English at Indiana University, she has coauthored The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the 19th-century Literary Imagination, and No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the 20th Century, volumes 1, 2, and 3: The War of the Words, Sexchanges, and Letters from the Front (all from Yale University Press). In addition, Gilbert and Gubar have coedited Shakespeare’s Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets (Indiana) and The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English. With poet and novelist Diana O Hehir, they have edited MotherSongs: Poems By, For, and About Mothers (Norton). With poet-critic Wendy Barker, Prof. Gilbert coedited The House Is Made of Poetry, a collection of essays on the work of prize-winning poet Ruth Stone.
Essays in Partial Answers
On the Road with D. H. Lawrence – or, Lawrence as Thought-Adventurer
Volume 5, Number 1, January 2007
History of Humanities