From the Vaults: Edna St. Vincent Millay

From the Vaults: Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Government Shutdown Drama, New National Monuments

Episode: Government Shutdown Drama, New National Monuments

  • Dec 8, 2017
  • 18:16 mins

Guest: Michael Lavers, PhD, Assistant Professor of English, Brigham Young University  Just as World War I was coming to a bloody end and the Roaring Twenties dawned with a promise of political freedom for women and a rebirth of the arts, a young female poet arrived on the American literary scene. Edna St. Vincent Millay, was barely out of her teens when she became a literary star. Her first book of poetry, “Renascence, and Other Poems,” was published 100 years ago.

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