Audre Lorde (1934-1992)
A selective list of online literary criticism for the African American and lesbian, feminist poet, essayist, and novelist Audre Lorde, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources
An introduction to Audre Lorde, plus excerpts of reputable critical discussions of some poems, from the Modern American Poetry Site (U of Illinois).
"Audre Lorde." Encyclopedia-type introduction to Audre Lorde's themes, style, and techniques, includes a biography and text for some of her most famous poems. Also, a bibliography of her books and a selected secondary bibliography. Poetry Foundation.
"Audre Lorde." A brief introduction to Audre Lorde. Academy of American Poets.
"Audre Lorde." An introduction to Audre Lorde as an American-West Indian author, from the postcolonial web project at Emory Univ.
"A Tribute to Audre Lorde," contains an introduction to Lorde and first-person articles on her influence. U of Colorado Standard, Fall 1995.
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