Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, becoming the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Her poetry often explores romantic themes and is known for its engaging rhythms and optimistic views of life.
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"Renascence and Other Poems" is a collection of lyrical and thought-provoking poetry that explores themes of love, death, nature, and the human condition. The book features the author's early works, including the titular poem, "Renascence," a long-form piece that garnered significant attention and acclaim. The author's expressive language and powerful imagery create a captivating and emotionally resonant reading experience.
This collection encompasses the prolific works of a renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. The book includes her famous sonnets, lyrical poems, and plays, all of which are marked by their romanticism, feminism, and social and political commentary. Her profound exploration of human emotions and experiences, particularly love and loss, along with her distinctive poetic style, has left an indelible mark on American literature.