Diane Wood Middlebrook

Standard Name: Middlebrook, Diane Wood


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Fictionalization Sylvia Plath
Once Hughes was dead as well as Plath, the way was clear for fictional recreation of their lives. Emma Tennant led the way with The Ballad of Sylvia and Ted, 2001 (whose New York...
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.
She developed a close friendship with the poet Anne Sexton , from the time that...
Literary responses Anne Sexton
Diane Wood Middlebrook has called Her Kind Sexton's debut as witch.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin.
Reception Anne Sexton
Feminist scholar Diane Wood Middlebrook published Anne Sexton : A Biography.
Gelman, David, and Farai Chideya. “Secrets of the Couch”. Newsweek, Vol.
, No. 5, pp. 54-5.
Textual Production Anne Sexton
AS 's Selected Poems, edited by Diane Wood Middlebrook and Diana Hume George , appeared fourteen years after her suicide, some said to redress the damage to her reputation inflicted by the unevenness of...


June 1998: American feminist scholar Diane Middlebrook...

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June 1998

American feminist scholar Diane Middlebrook published Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton, a swing-era bandleader, jazz saxophonist, pianist, and transvestite.


Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Burke, Carolyn. “The New Poetry and the New Woman: Mina Loy”. Coming to Light: American Women Poets in the Twentieth Century, edited by Diane Wood Middlebrook and Marilyn Yalom, University of Michigan Press, 1985, pp. 37-57.