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Title This business of words : reassessing Anne Sexton / edited by Amanda Golden.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (293 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Reassessing Anne Sexton / Amanda Golden -- "The house of herself": reading place and space in the poetry of Anne Sexton / Jo Gill -- Anne Sexton's photographic self-fashioning / Anita Helle -- Anne Sexton's institutional voice / Kamran Javadizadeh -- Reading, voice, and performance: "The Freak Show" revisited / Victoria Van Hyning -- From the podium to the second row: the vanishing feel of an Anne Sexton reading / Christopher Grobe -- "Two Sweet Ladies": Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath's friendship and mutual influence / David Trinidad -- Are we fake?: images of Anne Sexton, twentieth-century woman/poet / Kathleen Ossip -- The poet has collapsed: coming to terms with Anne Sexton's late poetics and public persona / Jeffery Conway -- "The speaker in this case": Anne Sexton as tale-teller in transformations / Jeanne Marie Beaumont -- Anne Sexton and the wild animal: an exploration of the bestiary poems / Dorothea Lasky.
Summary This book offers fresh perspective on the life and writings of Anne Sexton, one of the most influential American women writers.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Golden, Amanda, 1979- editor.
Other Form: Print version: This business of words : reassessing Anne Sexton. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
ISBN 9780813062204 (cloth)
9780813052571 (e-book)

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