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Confessional Poetry

Confessional poetry, a style of writing that emerged in the late 1950s and 1960s, is the poetry of the personal or "I" and is associated with poets such as Robert LowellSylvia PlathAnne Sexton, and W. D. Snodgrass.

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W. D. Snodgrass 1926-2009 Confessional Poetry
Anne Sexton 1928-1974 Confessional Poetry
Sylvia Plath 1932-1963 Confessional Poetry
Sharon Olds 1942- Confessional Poetry
Robert Lowell 1917-1977 Confessional Poetry
David Ignatow 1914-1997 Confessional Poetry
Richard Eberhart 1904-2005 Confessional Poetry
Mark Doty 1953- Concrete Poetry, Confessional Poetry
Deborah Digges 1950-2009 Confessional Poetry
W. S. Di Piero 1945- Confessional Poetry

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