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Selected Poems

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edited by Colin Falck

Edna St Vincent Millay - Selected Poems
Categories: 20th Century, American, Women
Imprint: Fyfield Books
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (192 pages)
(Pub. Apr 1996)
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  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
    Edna St Vincent Millay (1892–1950) was one of the most popular American writers of her generation, and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Thomas Hardy once remarked that America had only two great wonders to show the world: skyscrapers, and the poetry of Edna St Vincent Millay. ... read more
    Colin Falck
    COLIN FALCK teaches modern literature at York College, Pennsylvania. His publications include two poetry collections, Backwards into the Smoke and In This Dark Light ; an anthology of American and British poetry, Poems Since 1900 (edited with Ian Hamilton); Robinson Jeffers: Selected Poems ; and Myth, Truth and Literature, a ... read more
    Praise for Edna St. Vincent Millay 'Poems and Satires is more a reintroduction of a once-ubiquitous voice than a full reckoning of Millay's poetic achievement, but seeing most of her best work in new covers is heartening.'

    Declan Ryan, Poetry Foundation

    'This elegant paperback, with Art Deco flappers gracing the cover, a sprightly introduction, a revolutionary reordering, and new prose material, will recommend itself to readers who think they are familiar with Edna St Vincent Millay as much as to a new young readership for whom she will be an enviable discovery.'

    A.E. Stallings, Times Literary Supplement 

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