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It was as if critics had decided that there could be only one woman poet from midcentury, and readers were increasingly choosing to praise the oeuvre of Plath instead of that of Sexton.
The first monograph on Sexton’s work was Marras 1984, followed by what became the primary scholarly reading, George 1987.
Morton 1988 and Hall 1989 led to the “confessional” focus of Mc Gowan 2004 and Gill 2007.
Because of this comparative scarcity of book-length attention Sexton’s oeuvre has benefited from key essays, such as Kammer 1980 and Johnson 1984.
1974), born in Newton, Massachusetts, was the third daughter of an established and moderately wealthy family.
Women’s lives in the family were more ornamental than professional, and the beautiful Anne saw no route into a career.
The Sextons had two children, Linda and Joy, and, after each was born, in 1953 and in 1955, Anne experienced breakdowns—the term “postpartum depression” was not yet common.Always restless, she sought comfort through love affairs, alcohol, therapy, and her steadfast friendship with Kumin, whose house was connected with hers by a private telephone line.Sexton had won fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Ford Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Radcliffe Institute; she was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in London; she was nominated for the National Book Award; she taught at Harvard and Radcliffe, lectured at Breadloaf, held the Crashaw Chair at Colgate University, and was a full professor at Boston University. Pressure to continue these successes coupled with unsatisfactory psychiatric counseling and a divorce from her husband in 1973 led to increasing instability, and in November 1974 Sexton committed suicide.nne Sexton was a leading figure in the Confessional Poets movement of the 1960s.She became an inspiration to many women because of her honesty in writing about mental illness and family dysfunction, and because she progressed from being a "1950s housewife" with no college degree to winning the Pulitzer Prize in poetry.