Sandra M. Gilbert

Sandra M. Gilbert is the author of nine books of poetry and of Rereading Women: Thirty Years of Exploring Our Literary Traditions. With Susan Gubar, she wrote The Madwoman in the Attic and edited The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women.

The Barber of Language

A new collection from a celebrated prose stylist

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Monday, December 02, 2019

A Poet in Purgatory 

An inside look at a literary marriage that ended in disaster

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

In the Labyrinth of #MeToo

Addressing sexual aggression and power in contemporary society also means questioning what the feminist movement has really been about

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Monday, June 04, 2018

List, List, O List!

A Response to David Handlin’s “One Hundred Best American Novels”

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Poet of Glamour and Chaos

Lady Lazarus rises again

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Thursday, October 12, 2017

A Life Written in Invisible Ink

In her rebellious and much-celebrated poetry, Adrienne Rich both deciphered and created the feminist world she inhabited

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Four Poems

Delicious poems from the paintings of four masters

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Monday, December 07, 2015

Feast Your Eyes on This

What does the flurry for recent food movies say about our obsessions with all things culinary?

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Casserole Inquisition

Chronicles from America’s culinary transformation

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Saturday, December 01, 2007

The Whirling Princess

How a little rich girl known as Pussy Jones became Edith Wharton, writing her way into the aristocracy of American letters

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Friday, June 01, 2007

Circular Bread Line

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Sunday, March 01, 2009