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Millay, Edna St. Vincent

(1892-1950) American writer. Edna St. Vincent Millay's major efforts were devoted to lyric poetry in "A Few Figs from Thistles" (1920), "Second April" (1921), and "The Ballad of the Harp Weaver" (1922). Millay received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1923.
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Sexy, jazzy, and more than just a little bit troubled--women like Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorthy Parker, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Edna Ferber made their marks on the world of literature in the 1920's.

Edna St. Vincent Millay - Selected Works
Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the great American poets. She was born in Rockland, Maine, and was raised by her mother, Cora Millay, after her parents divorced in 1900. Her first published poem, "Forest Trees," was published when she was 14; and her first major poem, "Renascence," was published in 1912. Edna St. Vincent Millay would later win the Pulitzer Prize for "The Harp-Weaver, and Other Poems" (1922). Read more about Millay's life and works.

Edna St. Vincent Millay Quotes
Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American poet and dramatist, who received a Pulitzer Prize for "The Harp-Weaver, and Other Poems" (1922). She was famous for her independence and sexual freedom. Here are a few quotes from Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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Profile: Edna St. Vincent Millay
(1892-1950) American writer. Edna St. Vincent Millay received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923 for "The Ballad of the Harp Weaver." Other works include: "Renascence" (1917) and "Second April" (1921). Read more about the life and works of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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