Best Poems of 1956: Borestone Mountain Poetry Awards 1957

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1957.

Price: $125.00

Hardcover. First edition. Ownership stamp and signature of a noted American psychologist on the front fly else fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing and a couple of short tears. Contributors include W.H. Auden, Dannie Abse, John Ciardi, Richard Eberhart, Robert Fitzgerald, Philip Larkin, W.S. Merwin, Adrienne Rich, Howard Moss, Howard Nemerov, Theodore Roethke, May Sarton, Dylan Thomas, James Wright, and many other notables.

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Item #462193 Best Poems of 1956: Borestone Mountain Poetry Awards 1957

Sylvia Plath
birth name: Sylvia Plath
born: 10/27/1932
died: 2/11/1963

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American poet whose best-known poems are carefully crafted pieces noted for their personal imagery and intense focus. Many concern such themes as alienation, death, and self-destruction. She was little known at the time of her death by suicide, but by the mid-1970s she was considered a major contemporary poet. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of LiteratureAmore

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