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This Business of WordsReassessing Anne Sexton$
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Amanda Golden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813062204

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813062204.001.0001

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“Two Sweet Ladies”

“Two Sweet Ladies”

Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath’s Friendship and Mutual Influence

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(p.155) 6 “Two Sweet Ladies”
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This Business of Words
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David Trinidad

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062204.003.0007

‘“Two Sweet Ladies”: Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath’s Friendship and Mutual Influence’ explores the friendship between Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton and their mutual influence on each other’s work. Poems, letters, and journal entries will be used to trace Sexton and Plath’s meeting in Robert Lowell’s poetry workshop at Boston University in 1959, Sexton’s influence on Plath’s Ariel poems, and conversely, Plath’s influence on Sexton’s poetry after her suicide.

Keywords:   Sylvia Plath, Influence, Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton

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