Nancy Milford

Standard Name: Milford, Nancy

Connections

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Health Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM was pregnant, and ill with the pregnancy, at the time of her arrival in England in July 1922.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
233, 237
At Shillingstone in Dorset, her mother studied medicinal herbs from a copy of...
Literary responses Edna St Vincent Millay
Edmund Wilson disliked this work, apparently because the communist in it is just as ridiculous as the stockbroker, so that no authoritative, authorized, left-wing voice is supplied.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
406
But its success was stunning.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
405
Literary responses Edna St Vincent Millay
Millay's sister Norma said years later that First Fig was surely the most quoted and mis-quoted quatrain in America.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
160
Her biographer Nancy Milford remarks that this cheeky verse ignited the imagination of a generation...

Timeline

August 1970
Coinciding with the publication of Kate Millett 's Sexual Politics and the Women's March for Equality, Nancy Milford published Zelda, which set a trend in biography towards investigating the lives of history's (and literary...