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Collected Poems (1930-1973)

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Lucid, ardent, and contemplative, May Sarton is one of America's best-loved writers. This comprehensive collection - the first in twenty years - celebrates six decades of bold imagination and fifteen books of poetry, the creative output of a lifetime. Arranged chronologically, these poems reveal the full breadth of Sarton's creative vision. Themes include the search for an ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published December 31st 1974 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 1974)
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This comprehensive collection of May Sarton’s poetry, covering over 60 years of her writing, is a delight. To have so many poems in one volume is a real treasure. For fans of her poetry, or those new to it, as I am myself, there is just so much to discover here. Arranged chronologically, and with poems from 15 books, it’s a book to dip into, or to study in more depth. I feel this is a book that I will be turning to again and again.
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May Sarton was born on May 3, 1912, in Wondelgem, Belgium, and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her first volume of poetry, Encounters in April, was published in 1937 and her first novel, The Single Hound, in 1938. An accomplished memoirist, Sarton boldly came out as a lesbian in her 1965 book Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing. Her later memoir, Journal of a Solitude, was an account of h ...more
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