By Jerri Dell
I have forgotten*
One hundred years in the past, Bohemian writer and editor of the unconventional Masses journal, Floyd Dell, begun a passionate affair with a newcomer to Greenwich Village - the but to be stumbled on "girl poet," Edna St. Vincent Millay. within the years that undefined, either Dell and Millay turned symbols of early twentieth century feminism, uprising and literary freedom.
A century later, whereas poring over her grandfather Floyd's papers at Chicago's Newberry Library, Jerri Dell stumbled on hundreds of handwritten letters and an unpublished memoir approximately his love affair with Millay. Finding him as outlandish, exciting and insightful as he used to be whilst she knew him fifty years sooner than, she selected to deliver him and his poet lover again to existence in the pages of this book.
My candle burns at either ends
It won't final the evening*
Admirers of Edna Millay, in addition to Bohemian Village fanatics and readers attracted to writers who famously motivated social norms, are absolute to get pleasure from this eye-witness account of a desirable girl and remarkable poet.
*Excerpts from Sonnet XLIII and primary Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay
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