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Fame at last

Elaine Showalter, 7 November 1991

Anne Sexton: A Biography 
by Diane WoodMiddlebrook.
Virago, 488 pp., £20, November 1991, 1 85381 406 7
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... of discards to fill out the book, it had gone through 19 drafts before Sexton achieved what Middlebrook calls the ‘double “I” ’ of the stanza and refrain. It was not craft, however, that Sexton flaunted in her readings. ‘I hated her readings,’ Kumin told Middlebrook. ‘They were so melodramatic and ...

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