Sylvia Plath

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Sylvia Plath
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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, Cambridge
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 (1956–1963, her daith)
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, Cambridge, 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]

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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)

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

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