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Anne Sexton - Anne Sexton Reads Her Poetry (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Born Anne Gray Harvey in Newton, Massachusetts, the child of a wool merchant, Sexton's family lived in Boston suburbs and spent the summers on Squirrel Island, Maine. She married Alfred Sexton in Experiencing severe depression after her daughters were born in and , she attempted suicide in .
  2. Sep 16,  · Focusing in particular upon the poet's rise to literary stardom, Anne Sexton is a carefully constructed biography that overviews the life of one of the most engaging American writers of the midcentury. In terms of structure and style, Middlebrook takes few risks with her work; the biographer's decision to draw from Sexton's therapy tapes in characterizing her subject, though, has generated /5().
  3. OCLC Number: Notes: Recorded June 1, Description: 2 sides 33 1/3 rpm, stereo 12 in. Contents: Her kind --The ambition bird --Ringin the bells --Music swims back to me --The truth the dead know --With mercy for the greedy --The starry night --Letter written on a ferry while crossing Long Island Sound --Little girl, my string bean, my lovely woman --The little peasant --Self in.
  4. On this recording, made shortly before her death in , Ms. Sexton reads twenty-four poems selected from different periods in her creative life, all in a dramatic, resonant voice that complements the deeply per/5(4).
  5. Anne Sexton was born Anne Gray Harvey in Newton, Massachusetts, on November 9, She recieved the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her third collection, Live or Die (Houghton Mifflin, ).She taught at Boston University and at Colgate University, and died on October 4, , in Weston, Massachusetts.
  6. Anne Sexton once told a journalist that her fans thought she got better, but actually, she just became a poet. These words are characteristic of a talented poet that received therapy for years, but committed suicide in spite of this. The poetry fed her art, but it also imprisoned her in a way/5(2).
  7. Once I read a little about Sexton, I knew I needed to read her poetry, if for no other reason than to see if I could learn anything from her work that would help my own poetry writing. So I decided to buy The Complete Poems Anne Sexton. I opted to take my time and only read a few poems a day when I started The Complete Poems Anne Sexton.
  8. Anne Sexton’s poetry was “confessional,” more so perhaps than that of any of her contemporaries, for it grew directly from the anguish and joy she felt so powerfully in her tiosetssallituthernkaretbuchsharcani.xyzinfo the poetry told only part of the story, and perhaps as inevitably as her fame grew, Anne Sexton the poet came to obscure Anne Sexton the person—the wife, daughter, mother, woman, friend.

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