Maxine Kumin

Standard Name: Kumin, Maxine

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death Anne Sexton
She had made a series of suicide attempts that year, thwarted by friends or by random strangers.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
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She lunched with Maxine Kumin that day, in Kumin's words a wonderfully gay and silly lunch.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
396
Education Anne Sexton
In 1958 AS joined John Holmes 's poetry class at the Boston Center for Adult Education (also attended by Maxine Kumin and Ruth Soter ). In September 1958 she enrolled in Robert Lowell 's poetry...
Friends, Associates Anne Sexton
AS made many friends among her fellow poets: Kumin , Soter , William DeWitt Snodgrass , Sylvia Plath (whose death affected her deeply), George Starbuck and James Wright (who were also her lovers), and Anthony Hecht
Friends, Associates Tillie Olsen
TO made many personal friendships with writers; Hannah Green , who was fifteen years younger, acted as her mentor.
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
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She developed a close friendship with the poet Anne Sexton , from the time that...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Sexton
Shortly before this she had watched British critic I. A. Richards on tv explicating the form of the sonnet. She thought, Well, I could do that. She was soon revelling in Dr Orne 's approval...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Sexton
AS wrote these thirty-nine poems in a period of twenty days, with two days out for despair and three days out in a mental hospital, in January 1973.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
366
At the end of each day...
Occupation Anne Sexton
She continued for the rest of her life her highly successful poetry classes at Boston University . In September 1972 she was appointed a half-time full professor there, with a salary of $10,000 for a...
Textual Features Germaine Greer
Textual Production Anne Sexton
AS collaborated with Maxine Kumin on four books forHoughton Mifflin children from Eggs of Things, 1963, to The Wizard's Tears, 1975.
“Anne Sexton 1928-1974”. Poetry Foundation.
Sexton, Anne. A Self-Portrait in Letters. Sexton, Linda Gray and Lois AmesEditors , Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
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Textual Production Anne Sexton
Maxine Kumin provided a foreword to The Complete Poems of Anne Sexton.
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