Marge Piercy-Brief Life Sketch


Marge Piercy-Brief Life Sketch


Marge Piercy-Brief Life Sketch

Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy-Brief Life Sketch

Marge Piercy (1936-) was an American poet, novelist, and social activist.  She was born in Detroit, Michigan into a family that had been, like many others, affected by the Depression. Bert Piercy and Robert Piercy were her parents. When Piercy was a young child, the family moved into a small house in a working-class neighbourhood in Detroit. At seventeen, Marge Piercy went to study at the University of Michigan. Thence she took to participating in many progressive movements, such as civil rights, anti-Vietnam war, feminism and the resistance to the America-Iraq war. She has authored seventeen novels some of which are: Woman On the Edge of Time (1976), Gone to Soldiers (1987), The Longings of Women (1994), Going Down Fast (1969), He, She and It etc.  She composed many poems. Among her poetry books mention may be made of ‘The Moon is Always Female (1980), Circles on the Water (1982), What are Big Girls Made of (1997) and some others. She had the credit of writing short stories also. ‘The Cost of Lunch Etc’. (2014) is an anthology of her short stories. As a writer, she was acclaimed with many awards and honours as Arthur C. Clarke Award, Bradley Award, Brit ha-Dorot Award, Golden Rose Poetry Prize, Carolyn Kizer Poetry Award etc.  0 0 0

N.B.  The article ‘Marge Piercy-Brief Life Sketch’ originally belongs to the book ‘Introduction to World Writers‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

Books of Composition by M. Menonimus:

  1. Advertisement Writing
  2. Amplification Writing
  3. Note Making
  4. Paragraph Writing
  5. Notice Writing
  6. Passage Comprehension
  7. The Art of Poster Writing
  8. The Art of Letter Writing
  9. Report Writing
  10. Story Writing
  11. Substance Writing
  12. School Essays Part-I
  13. School Essays Part-II
  14. School English Grammar Part-I
  15. School English Grammar Part-II..

Books of S. Story by M. Menonimus:

  1. The Fugitive Father and Other Stories
  2. The Prostitute and Other Stories
  3. Neha’s Confession

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