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Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

Autor de Vive o muere

112+ Obras 5,722 Miembros 61 Reseñas 78 Preferidas

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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. (Publisher Provided) Poet Anne Sexton was born in Newton, Massachusetts in 1928. She attended Garland Junior College for a year and at nineteen, married Alfred mostrar más Muller Sexton II. After the birth of her first daughter in 1953 and her second daughter in 1955, Sexton suffered mental breakdowns, which included attempting suicide on her birthday in 1955. She had been diagnosed with postpartum depression. Both times she was hospitalized at Westwood Lodge and it was there that her doctor got her to pursue her interest in writing poetry. She enrolled in a poetry workshop at the Boston Center for Adult Education in 1957, which is where she met fellow poet, and soon to be close friend, Maxine Kumin. Sexton then wrote "To Bedlam and Part Way Back" (1960), "All My Pretty Ones" (1962), and in 1966, Sexton won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Live or Die." Sexton wrote about controversial subjects, which included abortion and drug addiction. As with many other "confessional" poets, Sexton wrote of emotional anguish which came from her battle with mental illness. In 1974, she lost that battle and committed suicide. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Incluye los nombres: Ann Sexton, Anne Sexton, Anne Sexton

Créditos de la imagen: Portrait of Anne Sexton by Elsa Dorfman

Obras de Anne Sexton

Vive o muere (1981) 2,005 copias
Transformations (1971) 970 copias
Selected Poems: Anne Sexton (1988) 490 copias
Love Poems (1969) 389 copias
Live or Die (1966) 230 copias
The Awful Rowing Toward God (1975) 212 copias
All My Pretty Ones (1962) 147 copias
The Death Notebooks (1974) 135 copias
45 Mercy Street (1976) 112 copias
The Book of Folly (1972) 106 copias
To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960) 97 copias
The wizard's tears (1975) 14 copias
Eggs of Things (1963) 14 copias
Anne Sexton Reads (1992) 13 copias
[Two poems] 12 copias
Kreupel hart : gedichten (2001) 8 copias
Poesie 5 copias
Poemas de amor (2009) 4 copias
Att bära en människa (1976) 4 copias
L'estrosa abbondanza (1997) 4 copias
[Four poems] 4 copias
Transformaciones (2021) 3 copias
Com ella (OSSA MENOR) (2011) 3 copias
[Five poems] 3 copias
Locas, locas mujeres (2013) 2 copias
[Three poems] 2 copias
Six poems 2 copias
Poems 2 copias
Liebesgedichte : Gedichte (1995) 2 copias
Izabrane pjesme (2015) 1 copia
L'Estrosa abbondanza (1997) 1 copia
The breast 1 copia
Didn't know 1 copia
Mercy Street (2013) 1 copia
Live of Die 1 copia
You're Gonna Miss Me (1995) 1 copia
Cinderella 1 copia
La zavorra dell'eterno (2016) 1 copia
The hoarder 1 copia
The house 1 copia
Late poems 1 copia
Love song 1 copia
Four 1 copia
Red roses 1 copia
Santa 1 copia
Sweeney 1 copia
The touch 1 copia
With you gone 1 copia
Words 1 copia

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The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 329 copias
The Penguin Book of Women Poets (1978) — Contribuidor — 298 copias
The Art of Losing (2010) — Contribuidor — 203 copias
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 163 copias
No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (1973) — Contribuidor — 124 copias
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (1996) — Contribuidor — 119 copias
Emergency Kit (1996) — Contribuidor, algunas ediciones109 copias
Poems from the Women's Movement (2009) — Contribuidor — 109 copias
Elsewhere, Vol. II (1982) — Contribuidor — 105 copias
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contribuidor — 96 copias
The Literary Ghost: Great Contemporary Ghost Stories (1991) — Contribuidor — 75 copias
Choice Words: Writers on Abortion (2020) — Contribuidor — 75 copias
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuidor — 69 copias
The Grim Reader: Writings on Death, Dying, and Living On (1997) — Contribuidor — 61 copias
The Vintage Book of American Women Writers (2011) — Contribuidor — 56 copias
The Erotic Impulse: Honoring the Sensual Self (1992) — Contribuidor — 54 copias
Fairy Poems (2023) — Contribuidor — 16 copias
Modern Women Poets (2005) — Contribuidor — 13 copias
Bright Poems for Dark Days: An Anthology for Hope (2021) — Contribuidor — 10 copias
Open Secrets (1972) — Contribuidor — 8 copias
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (1970) — Contribuidor — 8 copias
New American Review 15 (1972) — Contribuidor — 8 copias
In'hui, No.9 — Contribuidor — 1 copia

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Y’all. Poetry is just not for me. Do not use this review to determine the read-worthiness of this collection.
 
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RochelleJones | 18 reseñas más. | Apr 5, 2024 |
Poemario no que non hai poemas de amor, pero si de pasión, de desamor, de autocoñecemento, sexo, e depresión. Anne Sexton é unha artistaza.
 
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Orellana_Souto | Oct 1, 2023 |
“Give me your skin
as sheer as a cobweb,
let me open it up
and listen in and scoop out the dark.”

Dark, poetic, and at times humorous retellings of Grimms' Fairytales? We love her, folks.
 
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cbwalsh | 16 reseñas más. | Sep 13, 2023 |
I really wanted to replace this book with a selection of her poetry which I could get for free somehow, which I wouldn’t feel bad doing as I’ve paid before and anyway I suppose that the dead are in it for fame, right. But I guess it’s not something that I needed—along with everything else today, ha—so I don’t know. But I do remember how Anne made me feel, and I know how I feel about that now. She wasn’t Anne Bradstreet, which is where the critics were midcentury, and where as a body they still probably are now, even if they wear the masque of the practitioners of poetry today who probably think Anne is—well, I mean, she is dead. But she did live, and although Anne is both The Girl Herself, and you know, some psycho white girl, I do think that we all know what it’s like, even if generally we successfully try not to know, right.

I don’t know. “My uncontrolled thoughts are not to be feared.” (Esther Hicks). I never wanted to be Midcentury Marcellus, you know, but I didn’t get that when I actually read Anne, which is why I’d almost like to read her again, even though I can’t really afford the time & money investment of “school”-y books anymore, and don’t quite place the same value as I once did on that stage in the life cycle, right….

(sigh, rattling around in a disturbed way inside the robot) We live; we die; we’re happy; we get angry; we’re subtle; we’re emotional…. We’re not robots….

We’re ducks.
… (más)
 
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goosecap | 18 reseñas más. | Aug 15, 2023 |

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