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Sexton, Anne 1928-1974

Overview
Works: 489 works in 976 publications in 4 languages and 42,730 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Poetry  Interviews  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  History  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Performer, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Other, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3537.E915, 811.54
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Most widely held works about Anne Sexton
 
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Most widely held works by Anne Sexton
The complete poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,430 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 )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... retelling many of the Grimms' fairy tales in poetry"--Page ix
The awful rowing toward God by Anne Sexton( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,490 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
Live or die : [poems] by Anne Sexton( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems written between January 25, 1962 and February, 1966, some previously published in various periodicals
Selected poems of Anne Sexton by Anne Sexton( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of poems by contemporary American author Anne Sexton, drawn primarily from eight previously published collections
45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of folly by Anne Sexton( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 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 )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 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 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words for Dr. Y. : uncollected poems with three stories by Anne Sexton( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 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
Joey and the birthday present by Maxine Kumin( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and German and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brown field mouse and a caged, pet white mouse become close summertime friends
The wizard's tears by Maxine Kumin( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 436 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
Anne Sexton reads her poetry by Anne Sexton( Recording )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 419 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
Anne Sexton's confessional poetics by Jo Gill( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Thomas Kinsella( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 230 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 192 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 177 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 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Anna Sexton

Anne Sexton Amerikaans schrijver

Anne Sexton amerikansk poet

Anne Sexton poetka i pisarka amerykańska

Anne Sexton scrittrice e poetessa statunitense

Anne Sexton US-amerikanische Lyrikerin und Pulitzer-Preisträgerin

Harvey, Anne Gray 1928-1974

Sexton, Anne Gray Harvey 1928-1974

Ανν Σέξτον

Анна Секстон

Секстон, Энн

אן סקסטון

آن سكستون، 1928-1974

ان سکستون شاعر آمریکایی

ئاننە سەختۆن

ან სექსტონი

セクストン

セックストン, アン

安妮·塞克斯顿

Languages
English (343)

German (5)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
TransformationsLove poemsSelected poems of Anne SextonAnne Sexton reads her poetryAnne Sexton's confessional poeticsAnne Sexton : a self-portrait in lettersSearching for Mercy Street : my journey back to my mother, Anne Sexton