Tag Archives: Elinor Wylie

“I love humanity but I hate people.” — poet Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay was born on this day in 1892 in Rockland, Maine. “Boys don’t like me anyway because I won’t let them kiss me. It’s just like this: let boys kiss you and they’ll like you but you … Continue reading

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“I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose.” — poet Elinor Wylie

She was born on this day. I am not familiar with the full scope of Elinor Wylie’s work, but what I do know really strikes my fancy. I wonder if A.S. Byatt used Wylie’s poetry as some of the inspiration … Continue reading

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Rebecca West on Elinor Wylie

Here is my post on haunting poet and novelist Elinor Wylie. I am still unable to read any one thing for a long stretch of time. It is rather disturbing, and I keep NOT finishing books. I have NOT finished … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry” – Elinor Wylie

Daily Book Excerpt: Poetry The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 1: Modern Poetry, edited by Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann, and Robert O’Clair I love her stuff. I am not familiar with the full scope of her work, … Continue reading

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