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Focusing in particular upon the poet's rise to literary stardom, anne sexton is a carefully constructed biography that overviews the life of one of the most engaging american writers of the. Anne sexton - poet - in her work, pulitzer prize winner anne sexton—like robert lowell, sylvia plath, w d snodgrass, and other confessional poets—offers the reader an intimate view of the.
A look inside the young poet's life 16 years before she won the pulitzer prize read more audio play episode anne sexton: essential american poets from essential american poets february. For more on the life and tragic death of sylvia plath, author of many influential poems and the novel the bell jar, visit biographycom sylvia plath biography author poet anne. Read about the tragic life of poet anne sexton, who wrote to bedlam and part way back, and committed suicide after winning the pulitzer prize for live or die anne sexton biography.
Anne sexton: a biography by diane middlebrook in this rich and enthralling biography of american confessional poet sexton, middlebrook (english, stanford) approaches sexton's life and.
The authorized biography is diane wood middlebrook, anne sexton: a biography (1991), controversial in part because of the information supplied by sexton's first therapist the major critical.
In recent days, the release of diane wood middlebrook's biography of anne sexton's life has caused controversy in the circles of certain groups of psychiatrists and moralists the.