Elinor Wylie

Standard Name: Wylie, Elinor


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Dedications Edna St Vincent Millay
The number of sonnets in the end was fifty-two. The book was dedicated to Elinor Wylie .
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House.
330, 332
Its title comes from Donne (By our first strange and fatal interview); it replaced...
Fictionalization Percy Bysshe Shelley
For generations PBS appeared the quintessential image of the Romantic poet, whose work influenced such poets as Mathilde Blind , Amy Levy , Alice Meynell , Sarojini Naidu —though for some of them he was...
Friends, Associates Edna St Vincent Millay
One of ESVM 's close friends was the poet and novelist Elinor Wylie . Wylie visited Steepletop with her husband in 1927 and the two poets discussed and sometimes disagreed about Shelley and Keats and...
Friends, Associates Sylvia Townsend Warner
Among the many literary figures personally known to STW were Theodore Francis Powys and his wife Violet (the friends who introduced her to the poet Valentine Ackland ) and novelist Nancy Cunard .
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Introduction”. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell, Chatto and Windus, p. vii - xvii.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, and David Garnett. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sylvia and David: The Townsend Warner / Garnett Letters, edited by Richard Garnett, Sinclair-Stevenson, p. various pages.
Intertextuality and Influence Adrienne Rich
First published in 1971 (Rich's collections often include writings issued previously), the essay When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision is described in 1988 by Elizabeth Meese as still inform[ing] much of the best work...
Literary responses Mary Butts
The first edition of Ashe of Rings was not extensively reviewed. Although an unimpressed reviewer for the Liverpool Courier characterised it as another bad case of Futurism (like the writing of James Joyce and Dorothy Richardson
Literary responses Edna St Vincent Millay
The premiere was a resounding success. Elinor Wylie wrote a laudatory review and Edmund Wilson judged it one of the year's only two culturally interesting events. The New Yorker called it America's most successful opera...
Literary responses Edna St Vincent Millay
Thomas Hardy (as reported by Elinor Wylie ) is believed to have said her poems were one of the only two great things in the United States, the other being the skyscraper.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House.
xiii, 290
Reception Dorothy Wellesley
W. B. Yeats , then aged seventy, discovered DW 's writing in 1935 when he was ill in bed and was at work on The Oxford Book of Modern Verse. He was feeling disillusioned...
Textual Features Edith Sitwell
The English edition appeared the following year. Her choice for inclusion is, as usual, idiosyncratic. She begins well before Chaucer , with anonymous early religious poems in which may be heard, she writes, the creaking...


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