Living in Sin
by Adrienne Rich
Living in Sin Resources
Here's a biography of Adrienne Rich. You can check out some of her other poems here, too.
This is a reliable, rich source of info on, and poetry by, Rich.
Here's Rich's poem set to slides and music.
Here's a student video interpretation of "Living in Sin."
Here's a cool introduction to some of her later, more political poetry.
Check out this interview with Rich, in which she discusses art, relationships, and how she writes poetry. The interview is followed by a recording of her reading poetry in Chile (and speaking Spanish too!).
It could take you days to listen to all these recordings, but it would be well worth it! It's always really interesting to hear a poet read and discuss her own work, especially since sound and tone play such a large role in how we understand poetry. Check out readings by other contemporary authors on the same website too!
Here's a sweet photo of the poet.
Here's a well-known photo portrait of the poet.
Check out this image of Rich, mixed with other images.
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Articles and Interviews
This is awesome sauce. Check out the poem as it first appeared in the New Yorker magazine!
Here's the New York Times obituary for this great poet, who passed away in 2012.
Here's Rich's very first book, which won the prestigious Yale Younger Poets award.
This is one of Rich's most famous books.