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Sara Teasdale

(1884—1933)


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(1884–1933),

lyric poet born in Missouri, made her home in New York, and became known for her unaffected quatrains, which, almost bare of imagery and sparing in metaphor, attempt the articulation of a mood, rather than the quest of universals. Her works include Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems (1907), Helen of Troy (1911), Rivers to the Sea (1915), Love Songs (1917, special Pulitzer award), Flame and Shadow (1920), Dark of the Moon (1926), Strange Victory (1933), and Collected Poems (1937).

Subjects: Literature.


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