A FEW FIGS FROM THISTLES, Poems and Sonnets by Edna St. Vincent Millay | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
A FEW FIGS FROM THISTLES, Poems and Sonnets

A FEW FIGS FROM THISTLES, Poems and Sonnets

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by Edna St. Vincent Millay
     
 

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From the dust jacket:

Carl Van Doren said of Edna St. Vincent Millay:

"What sets Miss Millay's love-poems apart from almost all those written in English by women is the full pulse which, in spite of their gay impudence, beats through them. She does not speak in the name of forlorn maidens or wives bereft, but in the name of women who dare to take

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From the dust jacket:

Carl Van Doren said of Edna St. Vincent Millay:

"What sets Miss Millay's love-poems apart from almost all those written in English by women is the full pulse which, in spite of their gay impudence, beats through them. She does not speak in the name of forlorn maidens or wives bereft, but in the name of women who dare to take love at the flood, if it offers, and who later, if it has passed, remember with exultation that had what no coward could have had."


Elinor Wylie said:

She is like nothing at all but herself; when she and this generation are gone, the die which stamped her style will be gone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015970937
Publisher:
OGB
Publication date:
01/26/2013
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NOOK Book
Sales rank:
826,589
File size:
400 KB

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