Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
x, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary note:
This book offers fresh perspective on the life and writings of Anne Sexton, one of the most influential American women writers.
Bibliographic references:
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.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780813062204 ((cloth))
  • 0813062209 ((cloth))
LCCN:
2016035946
OCLC:
945232035
Editor:
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