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Sexton, Anne 1928-1974

Overview
Works: 583 works in 1,216 publications in 4 languages and 43,655 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Biographies  Personal correspondence  Fiction  Autobiographies  Records and correspondence  Religious poetry  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Performer, Lyricist, Other, Dedicatee, Narrator, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3537.E915, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Anne Sexton
The complete poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the joy and anguish of her own experience, Sexton fashioned poems that told truths about the inner lives of men and women. This book comprises Sexton's ten volumes of verse, including the Pulitzer Prize-winner Live or Die, as well as seven poems form her last years
Transformations by Anne Sexton( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... retelling many of the Grimms' fairy tales in poetry"--Page ix
The awful rowing toward God by Anne Sexton( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five poems originally published in 1967, in which the author explores the topic of adultery as experienced by an affluent, white Protestant wife
Live or die by Anne Sexton( Book )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems written between January 25, 1962 and February, 1966, some previously published in various periodicals
Selected poems of Anne Sexton by Anne Sexton( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection, which is drawn from Anne Sexton's ten published volumes of poems as well as from representative early and last work, is an ideal introduction to a great American poet
The book of folly by Anne Sexton( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Sexton was an American poet from Weston, Massachusetts, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, her depression, and her relationships with her husband and children
45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All my pretty ones; [poems] by Anne Sexton( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Bedlam and part way back by Anne Sexton( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words for Dr. Y. : uncollected poems with three stories by Anne Sexton( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Sexton's poems containing most of her important work that had not been published at the time of her death
The real tin flower : poems about the world at nine by Aliki Barnstone( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wizard's tears by Maxine Kumin( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new wizard tries to solve all the town's problems, but carelessness with his own magic tears creates a tragedy instead
Joey and the birthday present by Maxine Kumin( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brown field mouse and a caged, pet white mouse become close summertime friends
Anne Sexton's confessional poetics by Jo Gill( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kammermusik by Helmut Oehring( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accident of hope : the therapy tapes of Anne Sexton by Dawn Skorczewski( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1956, Anne Sexton was admitted into a mental hospital for post-partum depression, where she met Dr. Martin Orne, a young psychiatrist who treated her for the next eight years. In that time Sexton would blossom into a world-famous poet, best known for her ""confessional"" poems dealing with personal subjects not often represented in poetry at that time: mental illness, depression, suicide, sex, abortion, women's bodies, and the ordinary lives of mothers and housewives. Orne audiotaped the last three years of her therapy to facilitate her ability to remember their sessions. The final six m
Poems by Thomas Kinsella( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Sexton reads her poetry by Anne Sexton( Recording )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of Anne Sexton's poems are at least ostensibly about family history, personal and other intimate experience, mental collapse or sexual encounters
Selected poems by Anne Sexton( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Anna Sexton

Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton Amerikaans schrijfster

Anne Sexton amerikansk poet

Anne Sexton écrivain et poète américain

Anne Sexton Escritor e poeta americano

Anne Sexton escritora y poeta estadounidense

Anne Sexton poetessa estatunidenca

Anne Sexton poetisa estadounidense

Anne Sexton poetka i pisarka amerykańska

Anne Sexton scrittrice e poetessa statunitense

Anne Sexton US-amerikanische Lyrikerin und Pulitzer-Preisträgerin

Harvey, Anne Gray 1928-1974

Sexton A.

Sexton, Anne

Sexton, Anne Gray Harvey 1928-1974

Ανν Σέξτον

Анна Секстон

Ен Секстон

Секстон, Энн

אן סקסטון משוררת אמריקאית

آن سكستون، 1928-1974

آن سكستون شاعرة أمريكية

ان سکستون شاعر آمریکایی

ئاننە سەختۆن

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アン・セクストン (詩人)

セクストン

セックストン, アン

安妮·塞克斯顿

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