Poetry Reading: Adrienne Rich

Learn more about award-winning poet and activist Adrienne Rich's visit to campus...

Adrienne Rich


Reading and Booksigning

The reading took place on Friday, October 18, in John M. Greene Hall, in celebration of the inauguration of Carol T. Christ as tenth president of Smith College. For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News & Events."


Find Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Rich, Adrienne in the Five College Library catalog. To find books about Rich and her work, choose a Subject search and enter the last name first: Rich, Adrienne.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.




The Fact of a Doorframe by Adrienne Rich Arts of the Possible by Adrienne Rich Fox by Adrienne Rich

Find Biographical Information & Selected Poems Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center http://www.smith.edu/poetrycenter
The Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org
Biography in Context
(Note: access is limited to Smith)
Online access to full-text articles
Norton Poets Online: Adrienne Rich http://books.wwnorton.com
Modern American Poetry: Adrienne Rich (1929-)
A collection of critical, historical, and biographical
information at the journal's site.

Search for Periodicals

On the Libraries' website under Research, the English subject page includes links to periodical indexes, including MLA International Bibliography, Humanities Abstracts, ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), and Expanded Academic Index. Members of the Smith community may connect to these resources to find articles, book reviews, and selected poems online.

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
Search by keyword, entering the poet's name and the word poem.
Some PDF image files reproduce the original source.
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Literature Online (8th century+)
ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), plus full text content and web resources.
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