Collected Sonnets by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Collected Sonnets

byEdna St. Vincent Millay

Paperback | April 13, 1988

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More than 180 sonnets selected from Millay's books of poems -- including 20 sonnets from Mine the Harvest not contained in previous editions of her Collected Sonnets -- are brought together in this new, expanded edition.

An introduction by Norma Millay, written expressly for this volume, focuses on examples of the poet's variations in sonnet structure. Here is the voice of Millay, whose prophetic vision, devotion to freedom, and intellectual daring combine with her mastery of the sonnet form to speak eloquently for the human spirit.

About The Author

Edna St. Vincent Millay was born in 1892 in Rockland, Maine, the eldest of three daughters, and was encouraged by her mother to develop her talents for music and poetry. Her long poem "Renascence" won critical attention in an anthology contest in 1912 and secured for her a patron who enabled her to go to Vassar College. After graduatin...

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Title:Collected SonnetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:April 13, 1988Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060910917

ISBN - 13:9780060910914

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Twenty sonnets never before included--over 180 in all--and an introduction by the author's sister enhance this new edition of cherished poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay, one of America's greatest poets.

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"One of the only poets writing in English in our time who have attained anything like the stature of great literary figures." (Edmund Wilson)