The Letters of Sylvia Plath

The Letters of Sylvia Plath

Volume II, 1956-1963

Book - 2018 | First U.S. edition.
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"The second volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Sylvia Plath, from the early years of her marriage to Ted Hughes to the final days leading to her suicide in 1963, many never before seen. One of the most talented and beloved poets, Sylvia Plath continues to fascinate and inspire the modern literary imagination. The tragedy of her untimely death at age thirty, almost fifty-five years ago, has left much unknown about her creative and personal life. In this remarkable second volume of the iconic poet and writer's collected letters, the full range of Plath's ambitions, talents, fears, and perspective is made visible through her own powerful words. As engaging as they are revealing, these remarkable letters cover the years from 1957 to 1963. They detail the last six tumultuous and prolific years of her life, covering her marriage to Ted Hughes, the births of her children Frieda and Nicholas, her early success, including the publication of the classic The Bell Jar, and her ongoing struggle with depression. The first compendium of its kind to include all of Plath's letters from this period, The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 2 offers an intimate portrait of the writing life and mind of one of the most celebrated poets in literary history"-- Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062740588
006274058X
Branch Call Number: 811.54 PLATH
Characteristics: li, 1,025 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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