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...
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...
Diane Wood Middlebrook
has called Her Kind Sexton's debut as witch.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin.
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.
'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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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.