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    A Discussion of Skorszcewski's An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton

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    May 3, 2012


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    A Discussion of Skorszcewski's An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton

    In Accident of Hope, Professor Dawn Skorczewski connects excerpts from the tapes of Anne Sexton's psychotherapy with contemporaneous selections from her poetry to offer a unique perspective on the artist's inner experience and creative process. The book not only invites a reappraisal of Anne Sexton the writer but also offers a rare view of the evolution of psychoanalytic treatment in the United States.

    About the Author: Dawn...

    In Accident of Hope, Professor Dawn Skorczewski connects excerpts from the tapes of Anne Sexton's psychotherapy with contemporaneous selections from her poetry to offer a unique perspective on the artist's inner experience and creative process. The book not only invites a reappraisal of Anne Sexton the writer but also offers a rare view of the evolution of psychoanalytic treatment in the United States.

    About the Author: Dawn Skorczewski Ph.D. is a Professor of English and Director of University Writing at Brandeis.


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