Edna St. Vincent Millay





Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

died
October 19, 1950

gender
female

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About this author

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 · 16,071 ratings · 786 reviews · 82 distinct works · Similar authors
Collected Poems
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 6,261 ratings — published 1956 — 9 editions
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The Selected Poetry
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 1,528 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Collected Sonnets
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 618 ratings — published 1917 — 5 editions
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Renascence and Other Poems
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 611 ratings — published 1917 — 28 editions
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Edna St. Vincent Millay: Poems
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 360 ratings — published 1923 — 4 editions
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Collected Lyrics
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 1939 — 6 editions
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A Few Figs from Thistles
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 1920 — 16 editions
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Collected Works Of Edna St....
4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Collected Poems: Edna St. V...
4.55 of 5 stars 4.55 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Fatal Interview: Sonnets
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1931 — 3 editions
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More books by Edna St. Vincent Millay…
“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”
Edna St. Vincent Millay

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”
Edna St. Vincent Millay

“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.”
Edna St. Vincent Millay

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