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This business of words : reassessing Anne Sexton

Author: Amanda Golden
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Long overshadowed by Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton seldom features in literary criticism, despite being one of America's most influential women writers. Now in this much-needed volume Sexton and her poetry are reassessed for the first time in two decades. With new access to her archives, scholars and poets consider Sexton's wide range of literary production.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Anne Sexton; Anne Sexton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Golden
ISBN: 9780813051895 0813051894
OCLC Number: 1006429815
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Contents: Introduction : reassessing Anne Sexton / Amanda Golden --
"The house/of herself" : reading place and space in the poetry of Anne Sexton / Jo Gill --
Anne Sexton's photographic self-fashioning / Anita Helle --
Anne Sexton's institutional voice / Kamran Javadizadeh --
Reading, voice, and performance : "the freak show" revisited / Victoria Van Hyning --
From the podium to the second row : the vanishing feel of an Anne Sexton reading / Christopher Grobe --
"Two sweet ladies" : Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath's friendship and mutual influence / David Trinidad --
Are we fake? : images of Anne Sexton, twentieth-century woman/poet / Kathleen Ossip --
The poet has collapsed : coming to terms with Anne Sexton's late poetics and public persona / Jeffery Conway --
"The speaker in this case" : Anne Sexton as tale-teller in Transformations / Jeanne Marie Beaumont --
Anne Sexton and the wild animal : an exploration of the bestiary poems / Dorothea Lasky.
Responsibility: Amanda Golden.

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Long overshadowed by Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton seldom features in literary criticism, despite being one of America's most influential women writers. Now in this much-needed volume  Read more...

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