Get this from a library anne sexton : a biography [diane wood middlebrook] -- anne sexton began writing poetry at the age of twenty-nine to keep from killing herself. Anne sexton biography - anne gray harvey was born november 9, 1928 in weston, mass to mary gray staples harvey and ralph churchill harvey the. Anne sexton (november 9, 1928 – october 4, 1974) was an american poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse she won the pulitzer prize for poetry in 1967 for her book live or die.
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Anne sexton anne sexton (november 9, 1928, newton, massachusetts – october 4, 1974, weston, massachusetts) was an american poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. Anne sexton (november 9, 1928 - october 4, 1974) was an influential american poet, known for her highly personal confessional poetry she won the pulitzer prize in poetry in 1967.
Anne sexton anne sexton (november 9, 1928 – october 4, 1974), born anne gray harvey, was a modern american poet, children's author, and a playwright she is best known for her poetry belonging to the confessional school of poets in the style of other neo-formalists such as george starbuck, sylvia plath, john berryman, and theodore roethke. She is best known for critically acclaimed biographies of poets anne sexton and sylvia plath (along with plath's husband ted hughes), and jazz musician billy tipton middlebrook was preparing a biography of the roman poet ovid, to be published in 2008. Anne sexton (1928-1974) adrienne rich how to analyze poetry are there notes and comments in a biography, poet's letters and essays.
Anne sexton is credited as poet, works: to bedlam and part way back (1960), all my pretty ones (1962), live or die (1966), love poems (1969) a contemporary american poet, anne sexton was best known for the relentlessly autobiographical nature of her poetry and for her personal confessional. About the poet a college dropout turned housewife, fashion model, and jazz singer, anne gray harvey sexton is an unusual source of self-revelatory verse that pr. November 2002 some critics have claimed that anne sexton’s american fame rests more on the details of her flamboyant, passionate, and disturbing personal life and its conclusion in suicide in 1974 than on her poetry itself. Anne sexton married at the age of 19, worked briefly as a model and then started a family sexton suffered from depression and had mental breakdowns and suicidal bouts after the births of her children and the deaths of her parents.
Literature & sources barnard hall, carolyn king 1989 anne sexton boston twayne cowart, david 1980 “anne sexton”, in: dictionary of literary biography, vol 5, american poets since world war ii, part 2, ed.
Anne sexton: a biography [diane middlebrook] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers anne sexton began writing poetry at the age of twenty-nine to keep from killing herself. The anne sexton: poems community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Anne sexton american literature criticism anne sexton additional biography anne sexton became a poet who was celebrated by critics.Download