Selected Poems of Anne Sexton

ISBN-10: 0618057048

ISBN-13: 9780618057047

Edition: 1999

Authors: Anne Sexton, Diana Hume George, Diane Wood Middlebrook, Linda Gray Sexton

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This selection, which is drawn from Anne Sexton's ten published volumes of poems as well as from representative early and last work, is an ideal introduction to a great American poet.
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Anne Sexton (1928-1974) is one of the most influential & frequently discussed American poets. She lived all her life in the Boston area.

Diana Hume George is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: Selected Poems of Anne Sexton

Early Poems
The Balance Wheel (1958)
An Obsessive Combination of Ontological Inscape, Trickery and Love (1959)
My Friend, My Friend (1959)
from To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
You, Doctor Martin
Kind Sir: These Woods
Music Swims Back to Me
Elizabeth Gone
Some Foreign Letters
Said the Poet to the Analyst
Her Kind
Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward
What's That
The Moss of His Skin
Ringing the Bells
The Lost Ingredient
For John, Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further
The Double Image
The Division of Parts
from All My Pretty Ones (1962)
The Truth the Dead Know
All My Pretty Ones
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph
The Starry Night
Old Dwarf Heart
I Remember
The Operation
The Abortion
With Mercy for the Greedy
In the Deep Museum
The Fortress
Letter Written on a Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound
For Eleanor Boylan Talking with God
The Black Art
from Live or Die (1966)
And One for My Dame
Flee on Your Donkey
Somewhere in Africa
Consorting with Angels
The Legend of the One-Eyed Man
Protestant Easter
For the Year of the Insane
Walking in Paris
Menstruation at Forty
Wanting to Die
Little Girl, My Stringbean, My Lovely Woman
Your Face on the Dog's Neck
Self in 1958
In the Beach House
Cripples and Other Stories
Pain for a Daughter
The Addict
from Love Poems (1969)
The Breast
In Celebration of My Uterus
Loving the Killer
For My Lover, Returning to His Wife
It Is a Spring Afternoon
Just Once
You All Know the Story of the Other Woman
The Ballad of the Lonely Masturbator
The Papa and Mama Dance
Mr. Mine
Song for a Lady
from Eighteen Days Without You
December 2
December 11
December 18
from Transformations (1971)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
One-Eye, Two-Eyes, Three-Eyes
The Frog Prince
Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty)
from The Book of Folly (1972)
from Thirty Poems
Mother and Daughter
Dreaming the Breasts
The Silence
from The Death of the Fathers
How We Danced
The Boat
Angels of the Love Affair
Angel of Fire and Genitals
Angel of Clean Sheets
Angel of Flight and Sleigh Bells
Angel of Hope and Calendars
Angel of Blizzards and Blackouts
Angel of Beach Houses and Picnics
from The Jesus Papers
Jesus Suckles
Jesus Awake
Jesus Asleep
Jesus Raises Up the Harlot
Jesus Cooks
Jesus Summons Forth
Jesus Dies
Jesus Unborn
The Author of the Jesus Papers Speaks
from The Death Notebooks (1974)
For Mr. Death Who Stands with His Door Open
The Death Baby
The Dy-dee Doll
Seven Times
from The Furies
The Fury of Beautiful Bones
The Fury of Guitars and Sopranos
The Fury of Cooks
The Fury of Cocks
The Fury of Sunsets
The Fury of Sunrises
from O Ye Tongues
First Psalm
Fourth Psalm
Eighth Psalm
Tenth Psalm
from The Awful Rowing Toward God (1975)
Riding the Elevator into the Sky
When Man Enters Woman
The Earth
Jesus, the Actor, Plays the Holy Ghost
The God-Monger
Small Wire
The Rowing Endeth
Posthumously Published Work
45 Mercy Street (1976)
from Beginning the Hegira
The Money Swing
from Bestiary U.S.A.
Star-Nosed Mole
from The Divorce Papers
Where It Was At Back Then
from Eating the Leftovers
Divorce, Thy Name Is Woman
The Consecrating Mother
Words for Dr. Y. (1978)
from Letters to Dr. Y.
[What has it come to, Dr. Y.]
[I called him Comfort]
[It's music you've never heard]
[I'm dreaming the My Lai soldier again]
from Scorpio, Bad Spider, Die: The Horoscope Poems
January 24th
February 3rd
February 21st
from Last Poems
In Excelsis
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