George Starbuck

Standard Name: Starbuck, George


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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Sexton
In the case of George Starbuck a love-affair was succeeded by a longer-lived friendship. In the case of James Wright the friendship and the love-affair developed together, but ended with Wright withdrawing.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
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Friends, Associates Sylvia Plath
In this class Sylvia met and befriended the poet Anne Sexton , like her a tortured soul, who eventually committed suicide in 1974.
Hayman, Ronald. The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath. Heinemann, 1991.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Sexton wrote of her friendship with Plath, and of their recurrent...
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


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