Edna St. Vincent Millay Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Edna St. Vincent Millay

This Biography is about one of the best Playwright Edna St. Vincent Millay including her Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Real Name Edna St. Vincent Millay
Profession Poets
Famous as Poetess and Playwright
Nationality American
Personal life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Born on 22 February 1892
Birthday 22nd February
Died At Age 58
Sun Sign Pisces
Born in Rockland
Died on 19 October 1950
Place of death Austerlitz
City Maine
Family Background of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Father Henry Tollman Millay
Mother Cora Lounella Buzzelle
Siblings Norma, Kathleen
Spouse/Partner Eugen Jan Boissevain
Education Vassar College
Awards 1923 – Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Personal Fact of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American poetess and playwright who was known for her feminist activism and her several love affairs. Some of her notable poems include Second April ,Wine from These Grapes and A Few Figs from Thistles. Besides writing a number of poems, she also wrote plays like Aria da Capo. She wrote her prose work under the pseudonym Nancy Boyd.

She acted as the script writer of The King’s Henchman, an opera. Her arrest regarding her involvement in the protest of Sacco-Vanzetti case was the inspiration behind writing Justice Denied in Massachusetts. She also wrote a five-act play The Lamp and the Bell, a poetic drama. Most of her poems are synonymous with perpetual youth. Most of these indicate feminine revolt and liberation.

They deal with inevitable themes like love, sorrow, death and change in life. Brutalities carried out by nations like Spain, Germany and Japan acted as an inspiration for her works titled Huntsman, What Quarry and The Murder of Lidice. She was the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Due to her praiseworthy contribution to American poetry, she was honoured with the Frost Medal.

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