To Bedlam and Part Way Back by Anne Sexton

To Bedlam and Part Way Back by Anne Sexton. 1960 Houghton Mifflin, ninth printing, 67 pages. Pulitzer Prize-winner Sexton was a poet who's most well-known poems dealt with mental illness, death, and relationships with her family. She died by suicide at the age of 45. To Bedlam was her first book. According to the New York Times in reviewing a book of collected poems: "The poems in ''To Bedlam and Part Way Back'' (1960) and ''All My Pretty Ones'' (1962) present a savage, almost clinical documentation of madness, illness and pain, and they do so with the authority of a witness blessed with a strong and passionate voice."

Condition: Good. Some wear, owner name on inside cover

"You, Doctor Martin, walk

from breakfast to madness."

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