Edna St. Vincent Millay





Edna St. Vincent Millay


Born
in Rockland, Maine, The United States
February 22, 1892

Died
October 19, 1950

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Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work.

This famous portrait of Vincent (as she was called by friends) was taken by Carl Van Vechten in 1933.

Average rating: 4.16 · 18,205 ratings · 902 reviews · 90 distinct works · Similar authors
Collected Poems

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4.23 avg rating — 6,982 ratings — published 1956 — 12 editions
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The Selected Poetry

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4.18 avg rating — 1,433 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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Collected Sonnets

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4.41 avg rating — 717 ratings — published 1917 — 5 editions
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Renascence and Other Poems

4.25 avg rating — 735 ratings — published 1917 — 40 editions
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Edna St. Vincent Millay: Poems

4.43 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 1923 — 9 editions
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Collected Lyrics

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4.40 avg rating — 266 ratings — published 1939 — 7 editions
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A Few Figs from Thistles

4.17 avg rating — 322 ratings — published 1920 — 25 editions
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Collected Works Of Edna St....

4.62 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Fatal Interview: Sonnets

4.50 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1931 — 3 editions
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Selected Poems

4.22 avg rating — 283 ratings8 editions
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“They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now”
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“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”
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“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”
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