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Plath: Poems - Diane Wood Middlebrook, Sylvia Plath
Plath: Poems
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A representative selection of verse by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who left in the wake of her personal tragedy a legacy of poems that combine terrifying intensity and dazzling artistry. With their brutally frank self-exposure and emotional immediacy, Plath's poems, from "Lady Lazarus" to... show more
A representative selection of verse by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who left in the wake of her personal tragedy a legacy of poems that combine terrifying intensity and dazzling artistry. With their brutally frank self-exposure and emotional immediacy, Plath's poems, from "Lady Lazarus" to "Daddy," have had an enduring influence on contemporary poetry.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375404641 (0375404643)
ASIN: 375404643
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
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Rowena's Reviews rated it
4.0
I'm not sure if I'm being morbid but it is almost impossible for me to read any of Sylvia Plath's work without thinking about her suicide. I guess it's because her poetry is already so dark, and knowing that she suffered from depression and ended her own life, adds another element to it.With that be...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
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2.0 Collected Poems
I know--I'm a cretin. As much as I love some of these poems, as a whole, this book is exhausting. I firmly believe that Sylvia Plath was a great artist, in prose as well as poetry. The Bell Jar is one of my favorite novels. Nor do I think that her personality or the legend of her life overpowers her...
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