Sara Teasdale

Sara Teasdale (tēz´dāl), 1884–1933, American poet, b. St. Louis. She wrote several volumes of delicate and highly personal lyrics, including Helen of Troy and Other Poems (1911), Rivers to the Sea (1915), Flame and Shadow (1920), and Strange Victory (1933). An extraordinarily sensitive, almost reclusive, woman, Teasdale ended her life by suicide at the age of 48.

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Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Sara Teasdale: A Biography
Margaret Haley Carpenter.
Schulte Publishing, 1960
The Collected Poems of Sara Teasdale
Sara Teasdale.
Macmillan, 1937
FREE! Love Songs
Sara Teasdale.
Macmillan, 1918
Librarian’s tip: This volume won the 1918 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
FREE! The New Era in American Poetry
Louis Untermeyer.
Henry Holt, 1919
Librarian’s tip: "Sara Teasdale and the Lyricists" begins on p. 263
FREE! Modern American Poetry
Louis Untermeyer.
Harcourt Brace and Company, 1921 (Revised edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Sara Teasdale" begins on p. 293
American Poetry since 1900
Louis Untermeyer.
Henry Holt, 1923
Librarian’s tip: "Sara Teasdale" begins on p. 206
Poets & Their Art
Harriet Monroe.
Macmillan, 1926
Librarian’s tip: "Sara Teasdale" begins on p. 72
American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook
Laurie Champion.
Greenwood Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Sara Teasdale (1884-1933)" begins on p. 343
The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English
Ian Hamilton.
Oxford University Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "Teasdale, Sara (1884-1933)" begins on p. 535
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