Jenny Penberthy (essay date 1992)
SOURCE: Penberthy, Jenny. “‘The Revolutionary Word’: Lorine Niedecker's Early Writings 1928-1946.” West Coast Line 26, no. 1 (spring 1992): 75-98.
[In the following essay, Penberthy discusses Niedecker's attempts to publish her poems.]
In a letter to Cid Corman in the 1960s, Lorine Niedecker recalled: “When I was 18 … I didn't quite know, yet I think I was vaguely aware that the poetry current  was beginning to change” (12 December 1964; “Between Your House and Mine” 49). Ten years...
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