Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, long battle against depression and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children.

Source/Notes: The death notebooks (1974), p. 71 - ISBN: 9780395182819
Source/Notes: Selected poems (Oxford University Press, 1964), p. 90

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Source/Notes: With Mercy for the Greedy - All My Pretty Ones (1962)
Source/Notes: As quoted in: "The New York Times Book Review" (1985), p. 47

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