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Anne Sexton Reads

Anne Sexton

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Anne Sextons poems are brutally honest, often controversial, and always thought-provoking. Her work continues to dazzle new generations of readers and listeners.On this recording, made shortly before her death in 1974, Ms. Sexton reads twenty-fourMoreAnne Sextons poems are brutally honest, often controversial, and always thought-provoking.  Her work continues to dazzle new generations of readers and listeners.On this recording, made shortly before her death in 1974, Ms. Sexton reads twenty-four poems selected from different periods in her creative life, all in a dramatic, resonant voice that complements the deeply personal quality of her dark poetic explorations.  Ms. Sexton had a wonderful, unique literary vision, and she ranks among the great poets of our century.Side 1:Her Kind, The Ambition Bird- Ringing the Bells, Music Swims Back toMe- The Truth the Dead Know, With Mercy for the Greedy- The StarryNight- Letter Written on a Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound-Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman- The Little PeasantSide 2:Self in 1958, Divorce, Thy Name Is Woman- Gods Making a Living-Jesus Cooks, Jesus Walking- The Fury of Overshoes- The Fury of Cocks-Rowing, Riding the Elevator in the Sky, The Play- The RowingEndeth- Us- The Touch