By Carl Rollyson
In truth, Lowell wrote many of the most interesting love lyrics of the 20th century and led an entire and loving existence along with her consistent better half, the retired actress Ada Russell. She was once provided the Pulitzer Prize posthumously in 1926. This provocative new biography, the 1st in 40 years, restores Amy Lowell to her complete humanity in an period that, eventually, is commencing to enjoy the contributions of gays and lesbians to American’s cultural historical past. Drawing on newly chanced on letters and papers, Rollyson’s biography eventually provides this brilliant poet her due.
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