Your Own, Sylvia
A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath
By (author) Stephanie Hemphill
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Your Own, Sylvia by Stephanie Hemphill
Book Description"Your Own, Sylvia "draws on Plath s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill s interpretation of Plath s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age 30. The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath s life told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow writers, etc. as interpreted by Hemphill. Each poem is accompanied by an addendum that further explains the factual circumstances of that poem s subject. The book also includes an Author s Note, some photos, a section describing the source material for each poem, and suggestions for further reading."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780440239680
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Stephanie Hemphill
Stephanie Hemphill took her cue from Plath in composing "Your Own, Sylvia," writing a poem every day, journaling, and writing frequent letters to her mother (a common practice of Plath s). She lives in Los Angeles, California."
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