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Sylvia Plath
Born27 October 1932(1932-10-27)
Boston, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Dee'd11 Februar 1963(1963-02-11) (aged 30)
Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Restin placeHeptonstall Kirk, Wast Yorkshire,
Ingland, UK
Pen nameVictoria Lucas
ThriftPoet, novelist an short story writer
EddicationBA summa cum laude, wi heichest
honors in Inglis
Alma materSmith College,
Newnham College, Cambrig
GenrePoetry, Fiction
Leeterar muivementConfessional poetry
Notable warksThe Bell Jar an Ariel
Notable awairdsFulbright scholarship
Glascock Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
1982 The Collected Poems
SpooseTed Hughes
BairnsFrieda Hughes
Nicholas Hughes

SignaturSylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (27 October 1932 – 11 Februar 1963) wis a American poet, novelist an short story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studiet at Smith College an Newnham College, Cambrig, afore receivin acclaim as a profeesional poet an writer. She marriet fellae poet Ted Hughes in 1956 an thay livit thegither first in the Unitit States an then Ingland, haein twa childer thegither, Frieda an Nicholas. Plath suffered frae depression for hintle o her adult life,[1] an in 1963 she committit suicide.[2] Controversy continues tae surroond the events of her life and daith, as well as her writing and legacy.

Plath is creditit wi advancin the genre o confessional poetry an is best kent for her twa publisht collections, The Colossus and Other Poems an Ariel. In 1982, she wan a Pulitzer Prize posthumously, for The Collected Poems. She wrote The Bell Jar an aw, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly afore her daith.[3]

Leet o wirks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poetry collections[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Colossus and Other Poems (1960, William Heinemann)
  • Ariel (1965, Faber and Faber)
  • Three Women: A Monologue for Three Voices (1968, Turret)
  • Crossing the Water (1971)
  • Winter Trees (1971)
  • The Collected Poems (1981)
  • Selected Poems (1985)
  • Plath: Poems (1998)
  • Sylvia Plath Reads, Harper Audio (2000) (Audio)

Collectit prose an novels[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Bell Jar: A novel (1963), unner the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas"
  • Letters Home: Correspondence 1950–1963 (1975)
  • Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: Short Stories, Prose, and Diary Excerpts (1977)
  • The Journals of Sylvia Plath (1982)
  • The Magic Mirror (published 1989), Plath's Smith College senior thesis
  • The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, editit bi Karen V. Kukil (2000)

Childer's beuks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Bed Book (1976)
  • The It-Doesn't-Matter-Suit (1996)
  • Collected Children's Stories (UK, 2001)
  • Mrs. Cherry's Kitchen (2001)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sylvia Plath and the depression continuum" by Brian Cooper, MD at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  2. Becker. (2003)
  3. The Bell Jar. Harper Perennial Classics Edition. ISBN 0-06-093018-7 p xii. Introduction by Frances McCullough

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Alexander, Paul. (1991). Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Plath. New York, NY: Da Capo Press. ISBN 0-306-81299-1.
  • Alvarez, Al. (2007). Risky Business: People, Pastimes, Poker and Books. Lunnon: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-8744-6.
  • Axelrod, Steven Gould. (1992). Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Words. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Varsity. ISBN 0-8018-4374-X.
  • Becker, Jillian. (2003). Giving Up: The Last Days of Sylvia Plath. New York, NY: St Martins Press. ISBN 0-312-31598-8.
  • Brain, Tracy. (2001). The Other Sylvia Plath. Essex: Longman. ISBN 0-582-32729-6.
  • Brain, Tracy. (2006). "Dangerous Confessions: The Problem of Reading Sylvia Plath Biographically." Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays. Ed. Jo Gill. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-33969-3.
  • Butscher, Edward. (2003). Sylvia Plath: Method and Madness. Tucson, Ariz: Schaffner Press. ISBN 0-9710598-2-9.
  • Hayman, Ronald. (1991). The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing. ISBN 1-55972-068-9.
  • Helle, Anita (Ed). (2007). The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath. Ann Arbor, MI: Varsity of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-06927-6.
  • Hemphill, Stephanie. (2007). Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-375-83799-X.
  • Kyle, Barry. (1976). Sylvia Plath: A Dramatic Portrait; Conceived and Adapted from Her Writings. Lunnon: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0-571-10698-1.
  • Kirk, Connie Ann. (2004). Sylvia Plath: A Biography. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-33214-2.
  • Malcolm, Janet. (1995). The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. New York, NY: Vintage. ISBN 0-679-75140-8.
  • Middlebrook, Diane. (2003). Her Husband: Hughes and Plath—a Marriage. New York, NY: Viking. ISBN 0-670-03187-9.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. (2004). Sylvia Plath. Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House. ISBN 0-7910-7843-4.
  • Plath Helle, Anita. (2007). The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath. Ann Arbor, MI: Varsity of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-06927-6.
  • Stevenson, Anne. (1989). Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath. Boston, MD: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-45374-7.
  • Wagner, Erica. (2002). Ariel's Gift: Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and the Story of Birthday Letters. New York, NY: W.W. Norton. ISBN 0-393-32301-3.
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda. (2003). Sylvia Plath: A Literary Life. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-63114-5.
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda (Ed). (1988). Sylvia Plath (Critical Heritage). Lunnon: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-00910-3.
  • Plath, Sylvia, an Karen V. . Kukil. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath. New York: Anchor, 2000. Print.

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