The awful rowing toward God

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Houghton Mifflin, 1975 - Poetry - 85 pages
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User Review  - PoetSphinx - LibraryThing

I've never understood the comparison of Anne Sexton to Sylvia Plath. Both women were complex and troubled; both killed themselves but each lived her life uniquely and each has left behind her own unique voice. Sexton I've always considered more wantonly playful and blatantly sexual. Read full review

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Some of AS's best work, but also some weirdly bad stuff that bored me. Read full review

Contents

Rowing
1
The Civil
3
The Children
5
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Anne Sexton (1928-1974), the author of ten collections of poems, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1967.

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