Anne Sexton

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United States poet (1928-1974)


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Portraits of the Pedagogical Tactics of Anne Sexton." Cultural
Narcissism is to be understood not as a limiting and inadvertent error peculiar to confessional poetry (and acute in the work of Anne Sexton) but as a sophisticated and productive strategy employed by confessional and avant-garde poetries alike in their negotiation of such shared preoccupations as language, subjectivity, representation, and referentiality.
Yet, during the same period, poets like Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Allen Ginsberg, Adrienne Rich, W.D.
(The three also have in common McLean Hospital, where at various times each underwent treatment.) Plath wrote that, in their poetry class, Lowell "sets me up with Anne Sexton, an honor I suppose," but the two became only distant friends and very different poets.
Anne Sexton was in; Shakespeare was out, and if you didn't agree, you were branded an anti-feminist.
Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Bharati Mukherjee, Grace Paley, Dorothy Parker, Katherine Anne Porter, Anne Sexton, Jane Smiley, Susan Sontag, Jezin Stafford, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Such 20th-century poets as John Berryman, Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, and Anne Sexton wrote poetry in the confessional vein, revealing intensely personal, often painful perceptions and feelings.
In the story "Rat-Faced Auntie," one of the twenty-three new Barry Hannah tales in Bats Out of Hell, someone gives a character named Edgar "books by Kerouac, Bukowski, Brautigan, Hemingway and Burroughs; also the poetry of Anne Sexton:" Edgar is a horn player in a motley band and he was "coming on strongly to the bass-playing woman, Snooky, and barely knew that he was capturing her with his new vocabulary stolen from Ms.
Since her death, several other posthumous collections have appeared, as well as The Complete Poems and Anne Sexton, A Self-Portrait in Letters.
Miller briefly examines the friendship between Maxine Kumin and Anne Sexton (the latter being the subject of a famous or infamous Middlebrook biography) and in this intimacy between poets she finds strength and solace for her connection to the failing Middlebrook.
* "It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was." 6 Anne Sexton.
Valente, Lucille Clifton, Muriel Rukeyser, Alice Jones, Denise Levertov, Pamela White Hadas, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Gloria Anzaldua, and Anne Sexton retell and reinterpret the myths of Helen, goddesses of Nigeria, the Buddhist goddess Kwan Yin, Coatlicue and Aztec goddesses, Pele of Hawaii, Indian heroines, Australia national myth, Sumerian Inanna, Eurydice, and others.
In a year, my teacher, Anne Sexton, would die, joining SylviaPlath--gifted women poets who chose to end their lives.
In some ways, Conjuring is reminiscent of the verse of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath in their evocation of poet as pariah and fringe dweller.
Anne Sexton (11/9/1928-10/4/1973) substance abuse, hysteric neurosis, depressive disorder