By Edna St. Vincent Millay
"These are the poems that made Edna St. Vincent Millay's acceptance whilst she was once younger. Saucy, insolent, turn, and defiant, her little verses sting the page," writes Nancy Milford within the creation to the chosen Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay. As one among America's so much cherished poets--and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923--Millay outlined a iteration together with her intoxicating voice of liberation. such a lot remembered for her passionate, lyrical voice and mastery of the sonnet shape, Millay explores love, demise, and nature in her poetry whereas deftly utilising allusions to the classical and the romantic. In 1917, on the age of twenty, she burst onto the recent York literary scene with the ebook of her first ebook of poetry, Renascence and different Poems, that's incorporated during this volume.
Edited by way of Millay biographer Nancy Milford, the chosen Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay additionally comprises the collections a number of Figs from Thistles and moment April, in addition to "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and 8 of Millay's sonnets from the early twenties.