Publish date: May 8th 2001
Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd
Pages no: 81
Edition language: English
, 20th Century
, Female Authors
A fabulous volume of poetry. I don't really know how to review non-epic poetry, so I don't know that I have much to say about it. It is emotionally raw and plumbs the dark places of the human soul. It is a sort of set of dispatches from despair. Very good and raw and memorable.
77. ARIEL, BY SYLVIA PLATHRecommended by Lúcia Ramos.I’m really not a great fan of poetry. Also, as I’ve already said many times, English is not my first language. I’m much better at reading and writing than I am at listening and speaking. Poems depend a lot on rhythm and sound, so no doubt that mak...
Sylvia Plath was a 20th Century American poet and novelist. Ariel, comprising of 43 poems, was her second book of poems and was published 2 years after her death.I first read (and studied to death) Ariel in College (a few years ago now) and at the time I didn't really enjoy it. Having said that, my ...
Very controlled, masterly writing. Very hermetic, too - the collection requires hard work from the reader.