Anne Sexton: Selected full-text books and articles
Textual Confessions: Narcissism in Anne Sexton's Early Poetry Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 50, No. 1, Spring 2004
Anne Sexton-Making More of One's Own Life through the Creation of Metaphor Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 1-2, March 2005
Imagining Incest: Sexton, Plath, Rich, and Olds on Life with Daddy Susquehanna University Press, 2003
New & Selected Essays New Directions, 1992
Librarian’s tip: "Anne Sexton: Light Up the Cave" begins on p. 186
Rewriting the Word: American Women Writers and the Bible Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Two "Much Madness is Divinist Sense: The Biblical Revison of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath"
Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital Public Affairs, 2001
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "The Mad Poets' Society"
Creativity in Context: Update to the Social Psychology of Creativity Westview Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "Anne Sexton: Coping with External Contraints" begins on p. 8
Temporarily FREE! After Frost: An Anthology of Poetry from New England University of Massachusetts Press, 1996PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: "Whale" by Anne Sexton begins on p. 53
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Women, Literature, Criticism Bucknell University Press, 1978
Librarian’s tip: "Politics of Suicide and Survival: The Poetry of Anne Sexton and Adrienne Rich" begins on p. 106
Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality, and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale Basic Books, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VI "The Waiting Wolf: In the Belly of the Beast"
Making Sense of Dying and Death Rodopi, 2004
Librarian’s tip: "'Suicides Have a Special Language': Practicing Literary Suicide with Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and John Berryman Clare Emily Clifford" begins on p. 197
Through the Looking Glass: Women and Borderline Personality Disorder Westview, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "Borderline Self-Destructiveness and Therapeutic Breakdown"
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