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Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath was born in 1932 in Massachusetts. She began publishing poems and stories
as a teenager and by the time she entered Smith College had won several poetry prizes.
She was a Fulbright Scholar in Cambridge, England, and married British poet Ted Hughes
in London in 1956. The young couple moved to the States, where Plath became an
instructor at Smith College, and had two children. Later, they moved back to England,
where Plath continued writing poetry and wrote The Bell Jar, which was first published
under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas in England in 1963. On February 11, 1963, Plath
committed suicide. The Bell Jar was... Read More

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The Colossus
and Other Poems
Written by Sylvia Plath


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 19, 1998
Price: $14.95

With this startling, exhilarating book of poems, which was first published in 1960, Sylvia Plath burst into literature with spectacular force. In such classics as "The Beekeeper's Daughter," "The Disquieting Muses," "I Want, I Want," and "Full Fathom Five," she writes about sows and skeletons, fathers and suicides, about the noisy... Read more >
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The Colossus
and Other Poems
Written by Sylvia Plath


Format: eBook, 96 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

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The Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Foreword by Ted Hughes


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $15.99

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Exam Copy
The Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Foreword by Ted Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 11, 1998
Price: $16.95

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Exam Copy
Plath: Poems

Written by Sylvia Plath


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 13, 1998
Price: $14.95

This Everyman's Library Pocket Poems edition contains the best of Plath's work, as selected by Diane Wood Middlebrook. It is organized chronologically, from "Juvenilia" to 1963, and includes an index of first lines. Read more >

The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Edited by Karen V. Kukil


Format: eBook, 768 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

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Exam Copy
The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Edited by Karen V. Kukil


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 17, 2000
Price: $20.00

Sylvia Plath's journals were originally published in 1982 in a heavily abridged version authorized by Plath's husband, Ted Hughes. This new edition is an exact and complete transcription of the diaries Plath kept during the last twelve years of her life. Sixty percent of the book is material that has never... Read more >
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