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Sexton, Anne 1928-1974

Overview
Works: 486 works in 949 publications in 2 languages and 42,348 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Juvenile works  Interviews  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  History  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Other, Creator
Classifications: PS3537.E915, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Anne Sexton Publications by Anne Sexton
posthumous Publications by Anne Sexton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Anne Sexton
The complete poems by Anne Sexton ( Book )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the joy and anguish of her own experience, Sexton fashioned poems that told truths about the inner lives of men and women. This book comprises Sexton's ten volumes of verse, including the Pulitzer Prize-winner Live or Die, as well as seven poems form her last years
Transformations by Anne Sexton ( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... retelling many of the Grimms' fairy tales in poetry"--Page ix
The awful rowing toward God by Anne Sexton ( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love poems by Anne Sexton ( Book )
21 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five poems originally published in 1967, in which the author explores the topic of adultery as experienced by an affluent, white Protestant wife
Selected poems of Anne Sexton by Anne Sexton ( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of poems by contemporary American author Anne Sexton, drawn primarily from eight previously published collections
Live or die : [poems] by Anne Sexton ( Book )
24 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of folly by Anne Sexton ( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Sexton was an American poet from Weston, Massachusetts, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, her depression, and her relationships with her husband and children
To Bedlam and part way back by Anne Sexton ( Book )
12 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All my pretty ones; [poems] by Anne Sexton ( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words for Dr. Y. : uncollected poems with three stories by Anne Sexton ( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Sexton's poems containing most of her important work that had not been published at the time of her death
The wizard's tears by Maxine Kumin ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new wizard tries to solve all the town's problems, but carelessness with his own magic tears creates a tragedy instead
Joey and the birthday present by Maxine Kumin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brown field mouse and a caged, pet white mouse become close summertime friends
Anne Sexton's confessional poetics by Jo Gill ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Sexton reads her poetry by Anne Sexton ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On this recording, made shortly before her death in 1974, Anne Sexton reads twenty-four poems selected from different periods in her creative life, all in a dramatic, resonant voice that complements the deeply person quality of her dark, poetic explorations
Poems by Thomas Kinsella ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An accident of hope : the therapy tapes of Anne Sexton by Dawn Skorczewski ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1956, Anne Sexton was admitted into a mental hospital for post-partum depression, where she met Dr. Martin Orne, a young psychiatrist who treated her for the next eight years. In that time Sexton would blossom into a world-famous poet, best known for her ""confessional"" poems dealing with personal subjects not often represented in poetry at that time: mental illness, depression, suicide, sex, abortion, women's bodies, and the ordinary lives of mothers and housewives. Orne audiotaped the last three years of her therapy to facilitate her ability to remember their sessions. The final six m
Eggs of things by Maxine Kumin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buzz and Skippy find eggs of what they think are frogs in a pond on a spring day, but they are surprised later on when they find out what they actually are
Kammermusik by Helmut Oehring ( )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Sexton by Anne Sexton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remarkable series of audiobooks, featuring distinguished twentieth-century American poets reading from their own work
 
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Alternative Names
Harvey, Anne Gray 1928-1974
Sexton, Anne Gray Harvey 1928-1974
آن سكستون، 1928-1974
セクストン
セックストン, アン
Languages
English (313)
Spanish (1)
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