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May Sarton

May SartonAKA Eleanore Marie Sarton

Born: 3-May-1912
Birthplace: Wondelgem, Belgium
Died: 16-Jul-1995
Location of death: York, ME
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, NH

Gender: Female
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Plant Dreaming Deep

Military service: War Information Office (scriptwriter)

Father: George Sarton (historian of science, b. 1884, d. 1956)
Mother: Eleanor Mabel Elwes (d. 1950)
Girlfriend: Marie Closset (d. 1952)
Girlfriend: Judith Matlack (cohabited 15 years, d. 1982)

    High School: Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA
    High School: Cambridge High and Latin (1929)


Author of books:
Encounter in April (1937, poetry)
The Single Hound (1938, novel)
Inner Landscape (1939, poetry)
The Bridge of Years (1946, novel)
Shadow of a Man (1950, novel)
A Shower of Summer Days (1952, novel)
The Land of Silence (1953, poetry)
Faithful Are the Wounds (1955, novel)
In Time Like Air (1958, poetry)
The Small Room (1961, novel)
Cloud, Stone, Sun, Vine (1961, poetry)
Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing (1965, novel)
A Private Mythology (1966, poetry)
As Does New Hampshire (1967, poetry)
Plant Dreaming Deep (1968, memoir)
The Poet and the Donkey (1969, novella)
Kinds of Love (1970, novel)
A Grain of Mustard Seed (1971, poetry)
As We Are Now (1973, novel)
Journal of a Solitude (1973, memoir)
A Reckoning (1978, novel)
Halfway to Silence (1980, poetry)
Anger (1982, novel)
At Seventy (1984, memoir)
The Magnificent Spinster (1985, novel)
The Education of Harriet Hatfield (1989, novel)
After the Stroke: A Journal (1989, memoir)
Endgame: A Journal of the Seventy-Ninth Year (1992, memoir)
Collected Poems, 19301993 (1993, poetry)
Encore: A Journal of the Eightieth Year (1993, memoir)
At Eighty-Two: A Journal (1995, memoir, posthumous)

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