Edna St Vincent Millay's Poetry has Been Eclipsed by her Personal Life
Not to be overly feministic on this but isn't this how it always has been. A woman with sexual desires is looked at very differently than a man. This always drives me crazy. Ok the drug addiction was on the rough end. She was an exciting woman and an amazing poet. Have you read any of her poetry? Comments below. : )
Edna St Vincent Millay's Poetry has Been Eclipsed by her Personal life –Let's Change That
The Guardian | Amandas Ong
She was once deemed ‘the greatest woman poet since Sappho’ and won a Pulitzer – but Millay’s legacy has been overshadowed by her sexuality and addictions. When pseudonymous Elena Ferrante’s identity was reportedly revealed in 2016, she reflected on the dangers of an author’s life dominating their work.