visión de conjunto:Críticas Diving into the Wreck is one of those rare books that force you to decide not just what you think of it but what you think about yourself. It is a book that takes risks and forces the reader to take them also... You feel about her best images her best myths that nobody else writes quite like this. -- Margaret Atwood The poet is telling of something now standing before her eyes of which her heart is full... These poems are not loose facts they are parts of a revelation. -- Richard Howard Reseña del editor I came to explore the wreck. / The words are purposes. / The words are maps. / I came to see the damage that was done / and the treasures that prevail. These provocative poems move with the power of Rich's distinctive voice. Biografía del autor Widely read widely anthologized widely interviewed and widely taught Adrienne Rich (1929-2012) was for decades among the most influential writers of the feminist movement and one of the best-known American public intellectuals. She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry and more than a half-dozen of prose. Her constellation of honors includes two National Book Awards a MacArthur Foundation genius grant and a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the National Book Foundation. Ms. Rich's volumes of poetry include The Dream of a Common Language A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far An Atlas of the Difficult World The School Among the Ruins and Telephone Ringing in the Labyrinth. Her prose includes the essay collections On Lies Secrets and Silence; Blood Bread and Poetry; an influential essay Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence and the nonfiction book Of Woman Born which examines the institution of motherhood as a socio-historic construct. In 2010 she was honored with The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry's Lifetime Recognition Award.