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Make Bright the Arrows: A 1940 Notebook

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Title:Make Bright the Arrows: A 1940 Notebook
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$12.60)
Book ID:B009-3823
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1941
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Hamish Hamilton, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

green marbled boards with a black cloth spine & black titles on a slightly worn paper label; Edna St. Vincent Millay was a celebrated American poet, writer and activist who wrote some of the best sonnets in the world. She was honored with many awards for her work. It is a lesser-known fact that she is one of the few female poets to receive the prestigious “Pulitzer Prize for Poetry” for her work ‘The Ballad of the Harp Weaver’. Her novel titled ‘A Few Figs from Thistles’ raised a few eyebrows as it preached about female sexuality and feminism. The general theme of her work was based on individualism and contemplation of oneself through spirituality in the face of oppression due to gender bias. It glorified women rights and feministic approach which inspired many women to view matters of life in a different manner. Her work intended to spark a revolution for changing the mindset of a common man in the society. Even though she died early, her legacy remains forever in the hearts of the womenfolk in her country and all over the globe. During the early 1920s she lived in Greenwich Village, New York City, and wrote satiric sketches for Vanity Fair under the pseudonym Nancy Boyd. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 65 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Women & Feminism; American Poetry; Gender; United States; 1940s; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3823.
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