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Anne Sexton
Birth date: November 09, 1928
Died: October 04, 1974
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC via Open Road Media and Netgalley I was first introduced to Anne Sexton in college during an American Poetry class. Actually, I was introduced to Sexton’s poetry because by that time she was long dead. Shortly afterwards, I read her Transformations which will al...
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good english rated it 8 years ago
The speaker in this caseis a middle-aged witch, me --tangled on my two great arms,my face in a bookand my mouth wide,ready to tell you a story or two.I expected to LOVE Transformations, an all caps, shouty kind of love, but instead I liked it, lowercase, normal conversational tones. I'm not sure why...
altheaann
altheaann rated it 8 years ago
I'm a big fan of Terri Windling, and make an effort to seek out her anthologies. Thus, I got this one. I'd heard rave reviews of it - people saying "This is the one that made a difference in my life!"I was a bit quizzical about that, because for me, that was 'Bordertown.' And for me, it remains Bord...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it 9 years ago
Poetry is like wine to me. I enjoy it occasionally but I don’t have enough knowledge or experience to write elaborate tasting notes.Like wine, I enjoy poetry on a more intangible level, the only difference is that of course, I am not more likely to go to bed with you if we end up reading poetry for ...
Bloody Shambles
Bloody Shambles rated it 9 years ago
I came into Sexton's poetry expecting darkness, emotion and a good dose of crazy. While I was not disappointed, I also found whimsy and a keen observational eye. Sexton noticed the little details of mundane life, and wrote about these with a child-like appreciation. I have only begun to browse this ...
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