Selected Poems of Anne Sexton

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000 - Poetry - 266 pages
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This selection, which is drawn from Anne Sexton's ten published volumes of poems as well as from representative early and last work, is an ideal introduction to a great American poet.
  

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Contents

An Obsessive Combination of Ontological Inscape
4
These Woods
11
Said the Poet to the Analyst
17
Ringing the Bells
23
The Division of Parts
35
The Truth the Dead Know
43
The Starry Night
49
The Abortion
56
Little Girl My Stringbean My Lovely Woman
100
Self in 1958
106
Cripples and Other Stories
109
The Breast
123
The Ballad of the Lonely Masturbator
136
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
149
The Frog Prince
164
From Thirty Poems
177

Old
63
The Black Art
69
Flee on Your Donkey
75
Somewhere in Africa
82
Protestant Easter
88
Walking in Paris
94
The Silence
180
Angels of the Love Affair
187
For Mr Death Who Stands with His Door Open
203
From The Furies
210
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Anne Sexton (1928-1974) is one of the most influential & frequently discussed American poets. She lived all her life in the Boston area.

Dianne Wood Middlebrook is the author of several volumes of poetry and critism as well as the prizewinning bestseller Anne Sexton: A biography. The recipient of many fellowships and awards, she is a professor of English at Stanford University, where she has also served as the director of the center for research on women. She currently lives in San Francisco.

Diana Hume George is a contributor for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt titles including: Selected Poems of Anne Sexton.

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