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Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
Book DescriptionSylvia Plath (1932-63) possessed one of the most commanding voices in twentieth-century poetry. She published only one volume of verse, "The Colossus", during her life and a single novel, "The Bell Jar". After her death "Winter Trees", "Crossing the Water" and, most notably, the remarkable poems in "Ariel", brought her both posthumous fame and a readership that continues today. Subsequently, her "Collected Poems" won the Pulitzer Prize and, on publication, her Journals provided an insight into the life that was the basis for her work. Other volumes in this series, include: "Auden", "Betjemen", "Eliot", "Hughes", and "Yeats".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571246991
Classification: Poetry by individual poets
Format: Hardback (205mm x 132mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 7-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Books By Author Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath: Poems, Paperback (March 2014)
Sylvia Plath was one of the defining voices of twentieth-century poetry, and one of the most appealing: few other poets have introduced as many new readers to poetry. This edition offers a selection of Sylvia Plath's poetry to stand in parallel to the existing editions.
Journals of Sylvia Plath, Paperback (January 2014)
Presents the complete journals of Sylvia Plath.
Bell Jar, Hardback (November 2013)
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.
Ariel, Hardback (November 2013)» View all books by Sylvia Plath
Contains many of author's known poems written in a burst of creativity just before her death in 1963.
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Author Biography - Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
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