Edna St. Vincent Millay was born on February 22nd, 1892, in Rockland, Maine. She acquired her middle name from St. Vincent's Hospital, where her maternal uncle had recently been treated, and throughout her life she was known to friends and family as "Vincent" rather than Edna. She published her first poem in St. Nicholas Magazine for children when she was fourteen. She was hailed as a poetic prodigy when she published "Renascence" in 1912.
Early Works of Edna St. Vincent Millay (Barnes & Noble's Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Passionately admired, Eda St. Vincent Millay's works are some of the most often memorized of modern poetry. Early Works of Edna St. Millay reprints the early poems and plays that created the famosu figure of the "girl poet." Published between 1917 and 1921, and collected in this volume, are the three books of poems Renascence and Other Poems, A Few Figs from the Thistles, and Second April, and the three plays Aria da Capo, The Harp and the Bell, and Two Slatterns and a King.
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