American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sexton, Anne 1928-1974. American poet whose works, including the collections Live or Die (1966) and The Death Notebooks (1974), document her struggle with mental illness and her search for faith.
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“Sexton is a Christian conservative who was working at the time for an organization called Reasons to Believe, which strives, in part, to reconcile scientific discovery and theory with the apparent whoppers told in the Bible.”
“Sexton is the author of Sleuth, a collection of poems published by New Issues Press (Western Michigan University) in 2003, and Causeway, forthcoming with New Issues in Spring 2008.”
“Sexton is a poet I return to repeatedly, ever since a college dorm roommate (who was taking a poetry class) showed me the poem “Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward” and pointed out these lines that describe the speaker holding a newborn:”
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