Ecris la vie is the latest in a long line of socially conscious literary endeavors by this indefatigable activist, poet, novelist, raconteur, epistolarian
, playwright, essayist, translator, and self-dubbed "fanatique de notre Espece."
The woman epistolarian
engaged in what was considered a "private" or feminine literary medium, but, in giving voice to her experience, rendered that experience--and herself--public, available and accessible to her readers.
The division of the first section by genre leads to some unavoidable repetitions since some female authors used several forms: for example, Veronica Franco was both a poet and an epistolarian
, while St.
As poet, prosodist and epistolarian
, words in their millions ran through his fingers, like the sands of the desert.
"Even if these delightful epistolarians
did harbor homicidal tendencies, it seems unlikely that any of them would know that Mr.
Rehm's masters are Dickinson and Niedecker among poets, and the Gospel writers and epistolarians
of the New Testament among others.
IN THE days when jazz was daring and a sloppy pullover spoke of bohemian tendencies expressed in a surfeit of sex, booze and careless debts, landlords were epistolarians
in the grand old tradition.
A handful of inspired scribes and epistolarians
put their best efforts into the first edition, prayerfully selecting from an apparently unlimited supply of promising raw material.
Women's refusal to be 'authorities' on topics such as moral wisdom in the manner of famous male epistolarians
like Lord Chesterfield.