Caroline B. Dow

Standard Name: Dow, Caroline B.


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Education Edna St Vincent Millay
Three years after her highschool graduation, doors suddenly opened for ESVM to go to college, although her preparation had not reached the standard generally demanded. Donors offered to support her at Vassar College (through Caroline B. Dow
Friends, Associates Edna St Vincent Millay
During her first stay in New York she had met Sara Teasdale and Louis and Jean Starr Untermeyer . During her time at Vassar, Caroline B. Dow gradually became her patron, Aunt Calline to her...
Material Conditions of Writing Edna St Vincent Millay
As a student at Vassar she published poetry and plays in the Vassar Miscellany Monthly, including her poem The Suicide—which won her a prize but which Caroline Dow had urged her to abandon...
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Against the advice of her patron Caroline Dow , she chose to publish with Mitchell Kennerley , who had a reputation of being high-handed and dishonourable, even dishonest, in his business dealings, but whose list...
Reception Edna St Vincent Millay
Renaissance (as it had been spelled before publication) did not win the five-hundred-dollar prize for the best poem of all; nor did it come second or third. But it received critical acclaim, and the judges'...


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