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Author: Edna St Vincent Millay; J D McClatchy
Publisher: New York : The Library of America, ©2003.
Series: American poets project, 1.
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Revel in the candid verse of Edna St. Vincent Millay, including such favorites as "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and "Renascence." This lively selection casts Millay's career in a new light. Here are familiar favorites alongside neglected gems: translations, a verse play, songs from her opera libretto "The King's Henchman," and the complete sonnet sequence "Fatal Interview."
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Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950.
Selected poems.
New York : The Library of America, c2003
(OCoLC)606934225
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edna St Vincent Millay; J D McClatchy
ISBN: 1931082359 9781931082358
OCLC Number: 50440956
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxiii, 231 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: I. from Renascence and Other Poems (1917) : Renascence ; Interim ; Afternoon on a Hill ; Witch-Wife ; When the Year Grows Old ; "Time does not bring relief; you all have lied" ; "If I should learn, in some quite casual way" ; Bluebeard --
from A Few Figs from Thistles (1920) : First Fig ; Second Fig ; Recuerdo ; To the Not Impossible Him ; Grown-up ; Daphne ; Midnight Oil ; The Philosopher ; "I think I should have loved you presently" ; "I shall forget you presently, my dear" --
from Second April (1921) : Eel-Grass ; Elegy Before Death ; Weeds ; Passer Mortuus Est ; Alms ; Inland ; Ebb ; from Memorial to D. C. : Epitaph ; Dirge ; Elegy ; "Only until this cigarette is ended" ; "Once more into my arid days like dew" ; "When I too long have looked upon your face" ; "And you as well must die, beloved dust" ; "As to some lovely temple, tenantless" ; Wild Swans --
from The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems (1923) : Autumn Chant ; Feast ; The Betrothal ; The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver ; Never May the Fruit Be Plucked ; Hyacinth ; To One Who Might Have Borne a Message ; "Love is not blind. I see with single eye" ; "Pity me not because the light of day" ; "Here is a wound that never will heal, I know" ; "Your face is like a chamber where a king" ; "I, being born a woman and distressed" ; "What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why" ; "How healthily their feet upon the floor" ; "Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare" ; Sonnets from an Ungrafted Tree --
from The Buck in the Snow (1928) : To the Wife of a Sick Friend ; To a Friend Estranged from Me ; The Buck in the Snow ; Evening on Lesbos ; Dirge Without Music ; Lethe ; To Inez Milholland ; To Jesus on His Birthday ; "Not that it matters, not that my heart's cry" --
II. Aria da Capo (1921) --
from The King's Henchman (1927) : Ælfrida's Song ; Love Scene --
Translations from Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire (1936) : The Fang ; Parisian Dream ; Invitation to the Voyage ; The Old Servant ; Late January ; The King of the Rainy Country ; Mists and Rains ; A Memory --
III. Fatal Interview (1931) --
from Wine from These Grapes (1934) : Valentine ; In the Grave No Flower ; Childhood is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies ; The Solid Sprite Who Stands Alone ; Spring in the Garden ; Sonnet ("Time, that renews the tissues of this frame") ; Desolation Dreamed Of ; On the Wide Heath ; Two Sonnets in Memory ; Conscientious Objector ; Epitaph for the Race of Man --
from Conversation at Midnight (1937) : "Thus are our altars polluted; nor may we flee. . . ." ; "The mind thrust out of doors" --
from Huntsman, What Quarry? (1939) : The Snow Storm ; Not So Far as the Forest ; "Fontaine, Je Ne Boirai Pas De Ton Eau!" ; The True Encounter ; Czecho-Slovakia ; Underground System ; Two Voices ; This Dusky Faith ; To a Young Poet ; To Elinor Wylie ; "Now that the west is washed of clouds and clear" ; "I too beneath your moon, almighty Sex" ; "Thou famished grave, I will not fill thee yet" ; "Not only love plus awful grief" --
from Make Bright the Arrows (1940) : "Make bright the arrows" ; An Eclipse of the Sun is Predicted ; "Gentlemen Cry, Peace!" ; "I must not die of pity; I must live" --
from The Murder of Lidice (1942) : "They marched them out to the public square" --
from Mine the Harvest (1954) : Small hands, relinquish all ; Ragged Island ; "To whom the house of Montagu" ; "The courage that my mother had" ; Armenonville ; Dream of Saba ; For warmth alone, for shelter only ; "Black hair you'd say she had, or rather" ; Steepletop ; "Look how the bittersweet with lazy muscle moves aside" ; "Those hours when happy hours were my estate" ; "Not to me, less lavish--though my dreams have been splendid" ; "Tranquility at length, when autumn comes" ; Sonnet in Dialectic ; "It is the fashion now to wave aside" ; "Admetus, from my marrow's core I do" ; "I will put Chaos into fourteen lines" ; "And must I then, indeed, Pain, live with you" ; "Felicity of Grief!--even Death being kind" ; "If I die solvent--die, that is to say".
Series Title: American poets project, 1.
Other Titles: Poems.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Responsibility: Edna St. Vincent Millay ; J.D. McClatchy, editor.
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Revel in the candid verse of Edna St. Vincent Millay, including such favorites as "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and "Renascence." This lively selection casts Millay's career in a new light. Here are familiar favorites alongside neglected gems: translations, a verse play, songs from her opera libretto "The King's Henchman," and the complete sonnet sequence "Fatal Interview."

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