Hardcover Book, Poetry, The Buck In The Snow and Other Poems, Edna St. Vincent Millay, First Edition
A wonderful collection poetry called The Buck In The Snow and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay. This is a 1928 First Edition.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright. Millay was a renowned social figure and noted feminist in New York City during the Roaring Twenties and beyond. She wrote much of her prose and hackwork verse under the pseudonym Nancy Boyd. Millay won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her poem "Ballad of the Harp-Weaver"; she was the first woman and second person to win the award. In 1943, Millay was the sixth person and the second woman to be awarded the Frost Medal for her lifetime contribution to American poetry. Millay was highly regarded during her lifetime, with the prominent literary critic Edmund Wilson calling her "one of the only poets writing in English in our time who have attained to anything like the stature of great literary figures.''
7¾ x 5¼ inches
Published by Harper & Brothers -- 1928 -- First Edition
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