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First Fig and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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With the publication of Second April in 1921 and A Few Figs from Thistles in the following year, Edna St. Vincent Millay gave voice to the impassioned youth of her era. This excellent anthology comprises both works in their entirety, including such well-known and much-studied poems as "First Fig," "Recuerdo," and "The Philosopher."

Synopsis:

Clever, cynical, and yet wistful, Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) gave voice to the impassioned youth of her era with poems such as "First Fig": "My candle burns at both ends; /It will not last the night; /But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends — /It gives a lovely light!" This anthology of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's work includes all 68 poems from A Few Figs from Thistles and Second April, including such well-known and much-studied poems as "Recuerdo" and "The Philosopher".

Synopsis:

Excellent anthology comprises Second April (1921) and A Few Figs from Thistles (1922), featuring such well-known poems as "First Fig," "Recuerdo," "The Philosopher," more.

About the Author

Edna St. Vincent Millay found her voice in a national poetry contest at the age of 20. In 1912, she won a prize for Renascence, just the first of many poems to win critical acclaim. The most famous poet of the Jazz Age, her passionate lyrics center on themes of spiritual awakening, love and personal freedom. In 1923, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her fourth volume of poems, The Harp Weaver.

Table of Contents

Poems from a Few Figs from Thistles

  First Fig

  Second Fig

  Recuerdo

  Thursday

  To the Not Impossible Him

  MacDougal Street

  The Singing-Woman from the Wood's Edge

  She Is Overheard Singing

  The Prisoner

  The Unexplorer

  Grown-up

  The Penitent

  Daphne

  Portrait by a Neighbor

  Midnight Oil

  The Merry Maid

  To Kathleen

  To S. M.

  The Philosopher

  FOUR SONNETS

Poems from Second April

  Spring

  City Trees

  The Blue-Flag in the Bog

  Journey

  Eel-Grass

  Elegy Before Death

  The Bean-Stalk

  Weeds

  Passer Mortuus Est

  Pastoral

  Assault

  Travel

  Low-Tide

  Song of a Second April

  Rosemary

  The Poet and His Book

  Alms

  Inland

  To a Poet That Died Young

  Wraith

  Ebb

  Elaine

  Burial

  Mariposa

  The Little Hill

  Doubt No More That Oberon

  Lament

  Exiled

  The Death of Autumn

  Ode to Silence

  MEMORIAL TO D.C.

    Epitaph

    Prayer to Persephone

    Chorus

    Elegy

    Dirge

  TWELVE SONNETS

  Wild Swans

  Index of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486411040
Author:
Millay, Edna St Vincent
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
millay
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
classic
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
MIL
Subject:
lay
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
MF-468
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in

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"Synopsis" by , Clever, cynical, and yet wistful, Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) gave voice to the impassioned youth of her era with poems such as "First Fig": "My candle burns at both ends; /It will not last the night; /But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends — /It gives a lovely light!" This anthology of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's work includes all 68 poems from A Few Figs from Thistles and Second April, including such well-known and much-studied poems as "Recuerdo" and "The Philosopher".
"Synopsis" by ,
Excellent anthology comprises Second April (1921) and A Few Figs from Thistles (1922), featuring such well-known poems as "First Fig," "Recuerdo," "The Philosopher," more.

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