By Carl Rollyson
In truth, Lowell wrote a number of the most interesting love lyrics of the 20th century and led a whole and loving existence along with her consistent better half, the retired actress Ada Russell. She used to be presented 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, finally, is starting to have fun with the contributions of gays and lesbians to American’s cultural background. Drawing on newly came upon letters and papers, Rollyson’s biography eventually provides this vivid poet her due.
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