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Bloom's How to Write about Sylvia Plath by
Publication Date: 2012
Sylvia Plath's short life and intense poetry continue to draw considerable critical and popular attention. Among her more recognizable works are the poetry collection Ariel and the novel The Bell Jar. Her suicide and tumultuous marriage to Ted Hughes, as well as his choices in posthumously publishing some of her work (and not publishing other parts of it), add to the cult of romance and mystery surrounding Plath's life. Bloom's How to Write about Sylvia Plath provides valuable advice for students on writing compelling essays about Plath and her work. Bibliographies, an index, and an introduction from Yale scholar Harold Bloom complete the title.
How to Analyze the Works of Sylvia Plath by
Publication Date: 2012
This title explores the creative works of famous author Sylvia Plath. Works analyzed include The Bell Jar, "Daddy," "Lady Lazarus," and Three Women. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Plath. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Sylvia Plath: Bloom's Modern Critical Views by
Publication Date: 2007
Sylvia Plath's short life and intense poetry continue to draw considerable critical and popular attention. Among her more recognizable works are the poetry collection ""Ariel"" and the novel ""The Bell Jar"". Her suicide and tumultuous marriage to Ted Hughes, as well as his choices in posthumously publishing some of her work (and not publishing other parts of it) add to the mystery of Plath's life, and are documented in this newly updated ""Bloom's Modern Critical Views"" title. This book offers readers fresh perspectives on a writer whose highly personal oeuvre continues to fascinate more than 40 years after her tragic death.
Sylvia Plath: Writers and Their Work by
Publication Date: 1998
A volume in the Writers and Their Work series, which draws upon recent thinking in English studies to introduce writers and their contexts. Each volume includes biographical material, an examination of recent criticism, a bibliography and a reappraisal of a major work by the writer.
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Sylvia Plath 101: Tracing the poetics of a lyrical genius. (Voigt, B., 2015)
"More than 50 years after her death, Sylvia Plath’s poetry still seems inseparable from the details of her life. This is in part because her reputation is built on them: though well established as a writer during her lifetime, her posthumous work, published after (and inevitably colored by) her suicide in 1963, made her famous." (Voigt, 2015)