Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath

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by Peter K. Steinberg
     
 

After her death by suicide in 1963, controversial writer Sylvia Plath was elevated to the status of cult figure and icon by the feminist movement. In 1982, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her Collected Poems, solidifying her reputation as one of the great female poets of the twentieth century. The mystique of Sylvia Plath continues to fuel her popularity… See more details below

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Overview

After her death by suicide in 1963, controversial writer Sylvia Plath was elevated to the status of cult figure and icon by the feminist movement. In 1982, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her Collected Poems, solidifying her reputation as one of the great female poets of the twentieth century. The mystique of Sylvia Plath continues to fuel her popularity into the twenty-first century and has inspired a major motion picture about her life. This new biography of the poet examines her life and writing as being inseparable. It presents a thorough, balanced account while reconstructing the short but passionate life of Sylvia Plath.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791078433
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Chelsea House Great Writers Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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