Norma Millay Ellis

Standard Name: Ellis, Norma Millay
Married Name: Norma Ellis

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death Edna St Vincent Millay
She was buried at Steepletop, and the forest path which covers the nearly half a mile from the house to her grave now offers eleven quotations from her poems for reading along the way. Her...
Family and Intimate relationships Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM 's next sister, by marriage Norma Ellis , became an actress. She it was who inherited and preserved all her eldest sister's papers.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
283, xi-xii
Family and Intimate relationships Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM 's mother died unexpectedly in early February 1931, after a brief illness. They took the body to Steepletop (using a sleigh for the last stretch, when the snow got too deep for wheels).
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
322-5
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...
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM 's Collected Poems were published in 1956, edited by her sister Norma . The most recent of several versions of her Selected Poems appeared in 2003, edited by J. D. McClatchy .
Millay, Edna St Vincent. Selected Poems. McClatchy, J. D.Editor , The Library of America, 2003.
218

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