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She is Fierce By Ana Sampson

She is Fierce by Ana Sampson

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A powerful collection of 150 poems written by women.

She is Fierce Summary

She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women by Ana Sampson

A stunning gift book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. From suffragettes to school girls, from spoken word superstars to civil rights activists, from aristocratic ladies to kitchen maids, these are voices that deserve to be heard.

Collected by anthologist Ana Sampson She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women contains an inclusive array of voices, from modern and contemporary poets. Immerse yourself in poems from Maya Angelou, Nikita Gill, Wendy Cope, Ysra Daley-Ward, Emily Bronte, Carol Ann Duffy, Fleur Adcock, Liz Berry, Jackie Kay, Hollie McNish, Imtiaz Dharker, Helen Dunmore, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Christina Rossetti, Margaret Atwood and Dorothy Parker, to name but a few!

Featuring short biographies of each poet, She is Fierce is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf.

The anthology is divided into the following sections:
Roots and Growing Up
Friendship
Love
Nature
Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
Fashion, society and body image
Protest, courage and resistance
Endings

She is Fierce Reviews

Covering everything from love and freedom to protest and body images, dip in and embrace words of beauty on a daily basis. Plus, it's a beauty to hold. * Stylist *
this is a collection to stir the blood and resonate in the bones. * Guardian *
A deeper celebration of female wordsmiths you'll struggle to find -- Cyan Turan * Red *
Women sometimes get overlooked in poetry anthologies, but She is Fierce more than makes up for it. * Independent *
it would make a wonderful gift for any feminist reader or writer * For Books Sake *
If you know a poetry lover then this new and beautiful collection would make a perfect Christmas gift! * Of Beauty and Nothingness *
An outstanding collection of poetry for teenagers by a host of women writers, from Maya Angelou to Elizabeth Bishop. Lots of teen friendly topics are included - from growing up to friendship and courage. Ideal for the young feminist in your family. * Irish Independent *

About Ana Sampson

Ana Sampson is the author of many bestselling anthologies including I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud and Other Poems You Half-Remember from School, Tyger Tyger Burning Bright: Much Loved Poems you Half-Remember, Poems to Learn by Heart, Green and Pleasant Land: Best-Loved Poems of the British Countryside and Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse.

Ana grew up in Kent and studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield. After achieving both a BA and an MA, she began a career in publishing PR and has appeared multiple times on radio and television discussing books and poetry. Ana lives in Surrey with her husband, two daughters and two demanding cats.

She is Fierce is her first poetry collection for Macmillan.

Table of Contents

    • Introduction - i: Introduction
  • Chapter - 1: Roots and Growing Up
  • Chapter - 2: Friendship
  • Chapter - 3: Love
  • Chapter - 4: Nature
  • Chapter - 5: Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
  • Chapter - 6: Fashion, Society and Body Image
  • Chapter - 7: Courage, Protest and Resistance
  • Chapter - 8: Endings

Additional information

GOR009384861
9781509899425
1509899421
She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women by Ana Sampson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2018-09-06
304
N/A
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