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Crossing the Water - Sylvia Plath
Crossing the Water
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The Poetry of Sylvia Plath.
The Poetry of Sylvia Plath.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060907891 (0060907894)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Ringing the Bones
I cannot put my finger on the source of the magic Plath works on me. When I read her poems it's as if a sister has come and taken my hand in the darkness. She cannot make one wrong step, like a beloved elder she is always clever and wise. I can't criticise; I'm an adoring fan.Yet.I read aloud and I ...
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3.0 Crossing the Water
Was expecting to like it a bit more than I did, I confess. I had read some quotes of her poems on tumblr, which made me curious to read her work (yes, that happened; deal with it), but this left me a bit disappointed. Maybe I started with the wrong Plath's book. I'm giving her another chance, with T...
The Ninja Reader
The Ninja Reader rated it
There's the good, the bad and the depressing. There is the beautiful and the plain WTF ones. All in all, not bad, and that's coming from someone with no ear for poetry.
politerobot rated it
4.0 Crossing the Water
Not as good as Ariel, but still a wonderful, and painful, read. Plath's imagery is like no other, her poems have a distinctive feel I can find nowhere else. They are disturbing, yet beautiful. Depressing, and impressive. Her poetry makes me write myself. My favourite in this particular collection mu...
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