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Sylvia Plath: Background

VCE Literature Units 3&4

Source: Black, S. (2019). Poetry [Digital montage].

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Sylvia Plath | Background reading

Level 2

Sylvia Plath's journal

Level 2Excerpts from Sylvia Plath's diaries that provides insights into her personality as well as her writing.


The Mortimer Rare Book Room at Smith College Libraries in Boston USA holds the papers and artifacts from the estate of Sylvia Plath. The British Library in London has digitized and made available a number of these artifacts. Please note: © Estate of Sylvia Plath. No copying, republication or modification is allowed for material. For further use of this material please seek formal permission from the copyright holder.

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