The complete poems

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
The collected works of Anne Sexton showcase the astonishing career of one of the twentieth century’s most influential poets For Anne Sexton, writing served as both a means of expressing the inner turmoil she experienced for most of her life and as a therapeutic force through which she exorcised her demons. Some of the richest poetic descriptions of depression, anxiety, and desperate hope can be found within Sexton’s work. The Complete Poems, which includes the eight collections published during her life, two posthumously published books, and other poems collected after her death, brings together her remarkable body of work with all of its range of emotion.   With her first collection, the haunting To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton stunned critics with her frank treatment of subjects like masturbation, incest, and abortion, blazing a trail for representations of the body, particularly the female body, in poetry. She documented four years of mental illness in her moving Pulitzer Prize–winning collection Live or Die, and reimagined classic fairy tales as macabre and sardonic poems in Transformations. The Awful Rowing Toward God, the last book finished in her lifetime, is an earnest and affecting meditation on the existence of God. As a whole, The Complete Poems reveals a brilliant yet tormented poet who bared her deepest urges, fears, and desires in order to create extraordinarily striking and enduring art.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Contributors:

TBX
Sexton, Anneauthor
online resourcecr
https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/opr_9781504034364_180.jpeg
ISBN:
9780395957769
9781504034364
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 8e18a521-d523-a2e0-35c5-71230b0abedb
full_title complete
author sexton anne
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-12-24 02:01:37AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Sexton, Anne
author2-role , 0395957761 (pbk.), 1 online resource, 1 online resource., 11578144Midwest Tape, LLChttp://www.midwesttapes.com, 1504034368 (electronic bk.), 1st Mariner Books ed., 33021021835381WF05/04/20114POETRY SEXTONnf, 33021021835381apoetPOETRY SEXTONbr852626a, 616514, 6949531181850811198TotalBooxwww.totalboox.com, 811/.54, 9780395957769, 9781504034364, 9781504034364 (electronic bk.), American poetry, Boston :Houghton Mifflin,1999, c1981., Digital content provided by hoopla., Electronic books., Includes index., MWT11578144, Made available through hoopla, Midwestrda, Mode of access: World Wide Web., Open Road Media2016, POETRY / American / General, POETRY SEXTON, PS3537.E915A17 1999, Poems, Poetry, Sexton, Anne,author., Sexton, Anne., Sexton, Anneauthor, TBX, TBXdistributor, The Complete Poems, The collected works of Anne Sexton showcase the astonishing career of one of the twentieth century's most influential poets For Anne Sexton, writing served as both a means of expressing the inner turmoil she experienced for most of her life and as a therapeutic force through which she exorcised her demons. Some of the richest poetic descriptions of depression, anxiety, and desperate hope can be found within Sexton's work. The Complete Poems, which includes the eight collections published during her life, two posthumously published books, and other poems collected after her death, brings together her remarkable body of work with all of its range of emotion. With her first collection, the haunting To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton stunned critics with her frank treatment of subjects like masturbation, incest, and abortion, blazing a trail for representations of the body, particularly the female body, in poetry. She documented four years of mental illness in her moving Pulitzer Prize-winning collection Live or Die, and reimagined classic fairy tales as macabre and sardonic poems in Transformations. The Awful Rowing Toward God, the last book finished in her lifetime, is an earnest and affecting meditation on the existence of God. As a whole, The Complete Poems reveals a brilliant yet tormented poet who bared her deepest urges, fears, and desires in order to create extraordinarily striking and enduring art., The collected works of Anne Sexton showcase the astonishing career of one of the twentieth century’s most influential poets For Anne Sexton, writing served as both a means of expressing the inner turmoil she experienced for most of her life and as a therapeutic force through which she exorcised her demons. Some of the richest poetic descriptions of depression, anxiety, and desperate hope can be found within Sexton’s work. The Complete Poems, which includes the eight collections published during her life, two posthumously published books, and other poems collected after her death, brings together her remarkable body of work with all of its range of emotion.   With her first collection, the haunting To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton stunned critics with her frank treatment of subjects like masturbation, incest, and abortion, blazing a trail for representations of the body, particularly the female body, in poetry. She documented four years of mental illness in her moving Pulitzer Prize–winning collection Live or Die, and reimagined classic fairy tales as macabre and sardonic poems in Transformations. The Awful Rowing Toward God, the last book finished in her lifetime, is an earnest and affecting meditation on the existence of God. As a whole, The Complete Poems reveals a brilliant yet tormented poet who bared her deepest urges, fears, and desires in order to create extraordinarily striking and enduring art., The complete poems /Anne Sexton ; with a foreword by Maxine Kumin., The complete poemsAnne Sexton., TnLvILSTnLvILS, TotalBooxdistributor, Vendor-supplied metadata, [United States]:Open Road Media ,2016., computerc, eBook hoopla, eng, hoopla digital., https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/opr_9781504034364_180.jpeg, online resourcecr, text file, texttxt, xxxiv, 622 p. ;21 cm.
author_display Sexton, Anne
available_at_catalog Brighton
detailed_location_catalog Brighton - Adult Nonfiction
display_description The collected works of Anne Sexton showcase the astonishing career of one of the twentieth century’s most influential poets For Anne Sexton, writing served as both a means of expressing the inner turmoil she experienced for most of her life and as a therapeutic force through which she exorcised her demons. Some of the richest poetic descriptions of depression, anxiety, and desperate hope can be found within Sexton’s work. The Complete Poems, which includes the eight collections published during her life, two posthumously published books, and other poems collected after her death, brings together her remarkable body of work with all of its range of emotion.   With her first collection, the haunting To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton stunned critics with her frank treatment of subjects like masturbation, incest, and abortion, blazing a trail for representations of the body, particularly the female body, in poetry. She documented four years of mental illness in her moving Pulitzer Prize–winning collection Live or Die, and reimagined classic fairy tales as macabre and sardonic poems in Transformations. The Awful Rowing Toward God, the last book finished in her lifetime, is an earnest and affecting meditation on the existence of God. As a whole, The Complete Poems reveals a brilliant yet tormented poet who bared her deepest urges, fears, and desires in order to create extraordinarily striking and enduring art.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 8e18a521-d523-a2e0-35c5-71230b0abedb
isbn 9780395957769, 9781504034364
item_details Total Boox:6949531181850811198|6949531181850811198|Total Boox|Online Total Boox|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|Total Boox||http://cdn.totalboox.com/static/covers/OR/6071b1ca29b7db3e-b.jpg||Available Online||Total Boox||, hoopla:MWT11578144||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11578144||Available Online||||, ils:616514|852626|Brighton - Adult Nonfiction|POETRY SEXTON i|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||br||
itype_catalog
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog POETRY SEXTON i
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Brighton
primary_isbn 9780395957769
publishDate 1999, 2016
record_details Total Boox:6949531181850811198|eBook|eBook||English|Open Road Media|2016|1 online resource., hoopla:MWT11578144|eBook|eBook||English|Open Road Media ,|2016.|1 online resource, ils:616514|Book|Books|1st Mariner Books ed.|English|Houghton Mifflin,|1999, c1981.|xxxiv, 622 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog hoopla:MWT11578144||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|false||||, ils:616514|852626|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet American poetry -- 20th century, American poetry -- Women authors, Electronic books, POETRY / American / General, Poetry
title_display The complete poems
title_full The Complete Poems [eBook] Sexton, Anne, The complete poems / Anne Sexton ; with a foreword by Maxine Kumin, The complete poems [electronic resource] / Anne Sexton
title_short The complete poems
topic_facet American poetry, Electronic books, Women authors