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Drake, William, Sara Teasdale: Woman and Poet, Harper and Row, 1979.

This biography of Teasdale is one of only a handful
that have been written. Drake is the first biographer
to gain permission from the poet's literary executor,
Margaret Conklin, to quote directly from Teasdale's
letters and other unpublished materials. As he notes
in the book's preface, his intent was to "reconstruct
the tragic history of a vivid and sensitive personality,
with respect and sympathy." That makes this biography
an excellent read.







Schoen, Carol B., Sara Teasdale, Twayne Publishers, 1986.

This is a critical study of Teasdale's poetry, covering
all her works and including aspects of her personal
life that had a direct bearing on her subjects
and themes. Schoen considers her one of the best lyric
poets in history and one who has been overlooked
too long by critics favoring more controversial or militant
female poets.





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