Edna St. Vincent Millay bibliography

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A bibliography of Edna St. Vincent Millay.


Well-known poems[edit]

  • "Renascence" (1912)
  • "First Fig" (1920)
  • "I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed"
  • "Euclid Alone Has Looked on Beauty Bare" (1922)
  • "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver"
  • "The Penitent"
  • "Dirge without Music"

Books of poetry[edit]

  • Renascence, and Other Poems (title poem first published under name E. Vincent Millay in The Lyric Year, 1912; collection includes "God's World"), M. Kennerley, 1917. Reprinted, Books for Libraries Press, 1972.
  • A Few Figs From Thistles: Poems and Four Sonnets, F. Shay, 1920. Second (enlarged) edition published as A Few Figs From Thistles: Poems and Sonnets, F. Shay, 1921.
  • Second April (poems; includes "Spring", "Ode to Silence", and "The Beanstalk"), M. Kennerley, 1921. Reprinted, Harper, 1935.
  • The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver, F. Shay, 1922. Reprinted as "The Harp-Weaver" in The Harp-Weaver, and Other Poems (includes "The Concert", "Euclid Alone has Looked on Beauty Bare", and "Sonnets from an Ungrafted Tree"), Harper, 1923.
  • Poems, M. Secker, 1923.
  • (Under pseudonym Nancy Boyd) Distressing Dialogues, preface by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Harper, 1924.
  • The Buck in the Snow, and Other Poems (includes "The Buck in the Snow" [also see below] and "On Hearing a Symphony of Beethoven"), Harper, 1928.
  • Fatal Interview (sonnets), Harper, 1931.
  • Wine from These Grapes (poems; includes "Epitaph for the Race of Man" and "In the Grave No Flower"), Harper, 1934.
  • (Translator with George Dillon and author of introduction) Charles Baudelaire, Flowers of Evil, Harper, 1936.
  • Conversation at Midnight (narrative poem), Harper, 1937.
  • Huntsman, What Quarry? (poems), Harper, 1939.
  • There Are No Islands, Any More: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France, and My Own Country, Harper, 1940.
  • Make Bright the Arrows: 1940 Notebook (poems), Harper, 1940.
  • The Murder of Lidice (poem), Harper, 1942.
  • Second April and The Buck in the Snow, introduction by William Rose Benét, Harper, 1950.
  • Mine the Harvest (poems), edited by Norma Millay, Harper, 1954.
  • Take Up the Song, Harper, 1986. Reprinted with music by William Albright as Take Up the Song: Soprano Solo, Mixed Chorus, and Piano, Henmar Press, 1994.
  • Selected Poems: The Centenary Edition, edited by Colin Falck, Harper Perennial, 1992.


  • (And director) Aria da capo (one-act play in verse; first produced in Greenwich Village, NY, December 5, 1919), M. Kennerley, 1921 (also see below).
  • The Lamp and the Bell (five-act play; first produced June 18, 1921), F. Shay, 1921 (also see below).
  • Two Slatterns and a King: A Moral Interlude (play), Stewart Kidd, 1921.
  • Three Plays (contains Two Slatterns and a King, Aria da capo, and The Lamp and the Bell), Harper, 1926.
  • (Author of libretto) The King's Henchman (three-act play; first produced in New York, February 17, 1927), Harper, 1927.
  • The Princess Marries the Page (one-act play), Harper, 1932.


  • Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay, edited by Allan Ross Macdougall, Harper, 1952.


Except where noted, bibliographic information courtesy The Poetry Foundation.[1]

  1. ^ "Edna St. Vincent Millay: Bibliography," Poetry Foundation, Web, May 20, 2011.