The book unmasks a decades-long effort to marginalize women poets by linking genius to the male sperm cell, and women's creativity to masculinity—in effect, minimizing their mark on literature and culture.
"Jealous of Genius: Adrianna Paliyenko unmasks an effort to diminish the work and roles of 19th century women poets,"
Colby Magazine: Vol. 105
, Article 15.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.colby.edu/colbymagazine/vol105/iss3/15