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Elinor Wylie

Elinor (Hoyt) Wylie (7 September, 1885 - 16 December, 1928) was an American poet and novelist who was popular before World War II. She was a contemporary of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

In 1921, she published her first official collection of poetry, Nets to Catch the Wind, which gained her renown. Wylie was known for her sonnets, but her work was often overshadowed her love life. She married three times, and had son to her second husband. Her last marriage was to William Rose Benet, who was part of her literary circle.

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