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Sexton, Anne

  1. In Bloom, Harold, ed. American Women Poets. New York : Chelsea House, 1986. pp. 237-258.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "The Boat" -- "The Death of the Fathers" -- "The Division of Parts" -- "The Doctor of the Heart" -- "The Double Image" -- "For John, Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further" -- "Friends" -- "Hurry Up Please It's Time" -- "Santa" -- "Some Foreign Letters" -- "Those Times ..." -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back -- "With Mercy for the Greedy"

  2. In Brown, Cheryl, ed. Feminist Criticism. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1978. pp. 131-141.
    Criticism -- All My Pretty Ones -- The Book of Folly -- "The Double Image" -- "For John, Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further" -- Live or Die -- Love Poems -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back -- "The Touch" -- Transformations

  3. Cam, Heather. "Daddy: Sylvia Plath's Debt to Anne Sexton." In American Literature, Vol. 59, No. 3, October, 1987, pp. 429-432.
    Criticism -- Plath, Sylvia -- "Daddy" -- "My Friend, My Friend"

  4. In Davison, Peter. The Fading Smile. New York : Knopf, 1994. pp. 130-155, plus see index.
    Biography -- Criticism

  5. In Dickey, James. Babel to Byzantium. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968. pp. 52-55.
    Criticism -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back

  6. Dickey, William. "A Place in the Country." In Hudson Review, Volume 22, Summer, 1969, pp.347-349.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  7. In Gilbert, Sandra, ed. Shakespeare's Sisters. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1979. pp. 261-268.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Demon" -- "To John, Who Begs Me Not To Enquire Further"

  8. In Gould, Jean. Modern American Women Poets . New York : Dodd, Mead, c1984. pp. 151-175.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Poetry --

  9. Hoffman, Nancy Jo. "Reading Women's Poetry: The Meaning and Our Lives." In College English, Vol. 34, No. 1, October 1972, pp. 52-56.
    Criticism -- "Live"

  10. Howard, Ben. "Shattered Glass." In Poetry, February, 1976, pp. 286-292.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  11. In Howard, Richard. Alone With America. New York, Atheneum, 1969. pp. 442-450.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- All My Pretty Ones -- Live or Die -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back

  12. Kevles, Barbara. "The Art of Poetry: Anne Sexton." In Paris Review, Vol. 13, Summer, 1971, pp. 158-191.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  13. In Lacey, Paul A. The Inner War. Philadelphia, Fortress Press, 1972. pp. 8-31.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "All the Pretty Ones" -- "The Black Art" -- "For the Year of the Insane -- "Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman" -- "Pain for a Daughter " -- "Said the Poet to the Analyst" -- " Those Times" -- "With Mercy for the Greedy" -- "You, Dr. Martin"

  14. In Lauter, Estella. Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1984. pp. 23-46, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Mythology in Literature -- "The Consecrating Mother" -- "The Jesus Papers"

  15. McDonnell, Thomas P. "Light in a Dark Journey." In America, Vol. 116, May 13, 1967, pp. 729-731.
    Criticism -- Live or Die

  16. In Madden, Charles F., ed. Talks with Authors. arbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1968. pp. 151-179.
    Criticism -- Interviews -- "All My Pretty Ones" -- "Flight" -- "The Division of Parts" -- "I Remember" -- "Young"

  17. In Malkoff, Karl. Crowell's Handbook of Contemporary American Poetry. New York, Crowell, 1973. pp. 279-287.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- All My Pretty Ones -- "The Double Image" -- "For John, Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further" -- Live or Die -- Love Poems -- "Said the Poet to the Analyst" -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back -- Transformations -- "You, Doctor Martin"

  18. Marx, Patricia. "Interview with Anne Sexton." In Hudson Review, Volume 18, No. 4, Winter 1965-1966, pp. 560-570.
    Interview

  19. Mizejewski, Linda. "Sappho to Sexton: Woman Uncontained." In College English, Vol. 33, 1973, pp. 340-345.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  20. In Oates, Joyce Carol. The Profane Art. New York : Dutton, c1983. pp. 165-183.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- The Awful Rowing Toward God -- "Just Once" -- Love Poems -- "For My Lover, Returning to His Wife" -- "The Play" -- A Self-Portrait in Letters

  21. In Ostriker, Alicia. Stealing the Language. Boston : Beacon Press, c1986. See index.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "The Author of the Jesus Papers Speaks" -- "Double Image" -- "For John, Who Begs Me not to Inquire Further" -- "Housewife" -- "In Celebration of My Uterus" -- "The Jesus Papers" -- "Jesus Raises Up the Harlot -- "Jesus Suckles" -- "Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman" -- "Making a Living" -- "Mother and Daughter" -- Transformations -- "Wanting to Die"

  22. In Ostriker, Alicia. Writing Like a Woman. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1983. pp. 59-85.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- The Awful Rowing Toward God -- "The Author of the Jesus Papers Speaks" -- The Book of Folly -- "Briar Rose" -- "Cinderella" -- The Death Notebooks -- "Hansel and Gretal" -- "The Jesus Papers" -- "Jesus Suckles" -- Transformations

  23. In Packard, William. The Craft of Poetry. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1974. pp. 19-24.
    Interview

  24. In Perrine, Laurence, ed. 100 American Poems of the Twentieth Century. New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966. pp. 275-276.
    Criticism -- "The Fortress"

  25. In Plimpton, George. Writers at Work, Fourth Series . New York : Viking Press, 1976. pp. 403-430.
    Interviews

  26. Pollitt, Katha. "The Awful Rowing." In Nation, Vol. 233, No. 17, November 21, 1981, pp. 533-537.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Complete Poems

  27. In Ramazani, Jahan. Poetry of Mourning. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994. pp. 299-309.
    Criticism -- Elegiac Poetry -- "All My Pretty Ones" -- "The Division of Parts" -- "Lament"

  28. Root, William Pitt. "Transformations." In Poetry, Volume 123, October, 1973, pp. 48-51.
    Criticism -- Transformatins

  29. In Rosenthal, M.L. The New Poets. New York: MacMillan, c1978. pp. 131-138.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- All My Pretty Ones -- "The Double Image" -- "Music Swims Back to Me" -- "Ringing the Bells" -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back

  30. Shor, Ira. "Anne Sexton's For My Lover ...: Feminism in the Classroom. In College English, Vol. 34, No. 8, May 1973, pp. 1082-1090.
    Criticism -- "For My Lover, Returning to His Wife"

  31. Simpson, Louis. "A Garland for the Muse." In Hudson Review, Volume 13, No.2, Summer, 1960, pp. 284-293.
    Criticism -- To Bedlam and Part Way Back

  32. Vendler, Helen. "Malevolent Flippancy." In New Republic, Vol. 185, No. 19, November 11, 1981, pp. 33-36.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Complete Poems

  33. Zanacanella, Don. "Memory, Power, and Poetry: Sexton's Fury of Overshoes ." In English Journal, Vol. 76, No. 7, November 1987, pp. 84-85.
    Criticism -- "Fury of Overshoes"

  34. Zweig, Paul. "Manking and Unmaking." In Partisan Review, Vol. 40, No. 273, pp. 269-279.
    Criticism -- Poetry

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