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.
117-19, 128-33, 148-9
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.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
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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