Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay

About

Oh, Edna! This babe was a feminist, a pacifist, and a pretty dope writer. She wrote about female sexuality long before it was cool. She waxed poetic on well…everything. This book of Millay’s sonnets contains some of her best verses on love, death, and lots of other soap opera stuff. You can find one of our faves on page 98: Heart have no pity on this house of bone: / Shake it with dancing, break it down with joy. / No man holds mortgage on it; it is your own; / To give, to sell at auction, to destroy…

Details

  • Vintage: 1941 edition
  • Originally published 1917
  • Excellent condition
  • Navy blue binding with gold accents
  • Sweet purple ribbon placemarker

Why We Love It

Edna knew drama. Edna knew sonnets. Her poems are rapturous, sleekly crafted, and sometimes just a little over the top. Open to any page in this book, put on your drama pants, and shout some poetry at the heavens. Catharsis? We think yes.

$ 6.00