Blood Pressure

Sandra M. Gilbert (Author, University of California, Davis)


"The range of this new collection is exciting. Gilbert travels along the shifting boundaries of past and present with wonderful deftness, making Jackson Heights into a magic kingdom. I love this rich ethnic mix."--Maxine Kumin

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • October 1989
  • ISBN 978-0-393-30624-8
  • 5.5 × 8.3 in / 114 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

Endorsements & Reviews

“The poems in Sandra Gilbert's Blood Pressure seem, to me, to be a triumph of exquisite learning. . . . Over and over, [she] chronicles her 'cool sensual descent' into the fertile dark underworld of Dionysian creativity, which, like her Sicilian aunts' Brooklyn summer kitchen, becomes 'the cool root' of her poetry.” — Diane Wakoski

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