Feminist poets

20 May

Further to earlier posts about searching for poems for a Year 10 poetry unit about poetic representations of gender, I recently came across a list outlining 10 important feminist poets and their key contributions to the field of poetry.   I was relieved to see that Maya Angelou and her poem ‘Phenomenal Woman’ make this list.  As noted in a previous post, I am seriously considering teaching this poem to my Year 10 class, and I am glad to have my belief in its relevance to the unit confirmed.

One Response to “Feminist poets”


  1. Gender across generations | Once uPUN a time... - May 29, 2015

    […] on putting together a unit which explores poetic representations of gender (see here, here and here).  After searching for ages, I am finally starting to make headway on the final section of […]


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