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By Jerri Dell

What lips my lips have kissed, and the place, and why,
I have forgotten*

One hundred years in the past, Bohemian writer and editor of the unconventional Masses journal, Floyd Dell, begun a passionate affair with a newcomer to Greenwich Village - the but to be came upon "girl poet," Edna St. Vincent Millay. within the years that undefined, either Dell and Millay turned symbols of early twentieth century feminism, uprising and literary freedom.

A century later, whereas poring over her grandfather Floyd's papers at Chicago's Newberry Library, Jerri Dell found hundreds of handwritten letters and an unpublished memoir approximately his love affair with Millay. Finding him as outlandish, enjoyable and insightful as he used to be while she knew him fifty years ahead of, she selected to deliver him and his poet lover again to existence in the pages of this book.

My candle burns at either ends
It won't final the evening*

Admirers of Edna Millay, in addition to Bohemian Village fans and readers attracted to writers who famously stimulated social norms, are certain to get pleasure from this eye-witness account of a desirable lady and remarkable poet.

*Excerpts from Sonnet XLIII and primary Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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