Additional Resources for A Thirst Against by Linda Gregg

Linda Gregg
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Bloom, Harold, Hamlet: Poem Unlimited, Riverhead Books, 2003.

Bloom, one of the leading literary critics in America, gives a book-length analysis of Shakespeare's play. Although Bloom's book focuses more on the psychoanalytical aspects of Hamlet than Gregg's poem does, it still helps give the poem's main argument more depth.

Kizer, Carolyn, "Linda Gregg," in Proses: On Poems and Poets, Copper Canyon Press, 1993.

While most poetry reviews tend toward flattering the poet, Kizer is willing to mix her praise with frank criticism in this essay. It begins, "Linda Gregg is a brilliant flawed poet," and goes on to explain Gregg's brilliance and her flaws.

Orr, David, Review of Things and Flesh, in Poetry, Vol. 176, No. 5, August 2000, p. 294.

Orr's analysis of the book from which "A Thirst Against" comes is generally positive, with reservations.

Purpura, Lia, Review of Things and Flesh, in Antioch Review, Vol. 58, No. 2, Spring 2000, p. 248.

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