Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Born in Boston, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer.
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Crossing the Water by Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
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Bell Jar 9780571226160 by Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
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I was supposed to be having the time of my life. When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953 she is elated believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts Esthers life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into serious depression as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take her aspirations seriously. The Bell Jar Sylvia  read more
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath 9780571301638 by Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath offers an intimate portrait of the author of the extraordinary poems for which Plath is so widely loved but it is also characterized by a prose of vigorous immediacy which places it alongside The Bell Jar as a work of literature. These exact and complete transcriptions of the journals kept by Plath for the last twelve years of her life covering her marriage to Ted Hughes and her struggle with depression are a key source for the poems which make up her collection  read more
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Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: Short Stories, Prose, and Diary Excerpts (P.S.) by Sylvia Plath
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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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I was supposed to be having the time of my life. When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther's life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into serious depression as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take her aspirations seriously. The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath's only novel, was originally published in 1963 under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas. The novel is partially based on Plath's own life and descent into mental illness, and has become a modern classic.  read more
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Sylvia Plath: A Critical Guide: A Critical Study by Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath was one of the most gifted and innovative poets of the twentieth century, yet serious study of her work has often been hampered by a fierce preoccupation with her life and death. This title offers an examination of her poetry.  read more
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Letters Home: Correspondence by Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath's correspondence, addressed chiefly to her mother, from her time at Smith College in the early 1950s up to her suicide in London in February 1963. In addition to her capacity for domestic and writerly happiness, these letters also hint at her potential for deep despair.  read more
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Sylvia Plath: Selected by Ted Hughes (Poet to Poet) by Sylvia Plath
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In this series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and by the personal and critical reactions they express, the selectors offer intriguing insight into their own work.  read more
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