Poetry Books by Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2016-11-15
Categories: Fiction
Renowned for her poetry, Sylvia Plath was also a brilliant writer of prose. This collection of short stories, essays, and diary excerpts highlights her fierce concentration on craft, the vitality of her intelligence, and the yearnings of her imagination. Featuring an introduction by Plath's husband, the late British poet Ted Hughes, these writings also reflect themes and images she would fully realize in her poetry. Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams truly showcases the talent and genius of Sylvia Plath.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2019-01-03
Categories: Fiction
Lips the colour of blood, the sun an unprecedented orange, train wheels that sound like 'guilt, and guilt, and guilt': these are just some of the things Mary Ventura begins to notice on her journey to the ninth kingdom. 'But what is the ninth kingdom?' she asks a kind-seeming lady in her carriage. 'It is the kingdom of the frozen will,' comes the reply. 'There is no going back.' Sylvia Plath's strange, dark tale of independence over infanticide, written not long after she herself left home, grapples with mortality in motion.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Three Women Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Lulu.com
Published Date: 1975*
Categories: Pregnancy
A radio play in verse, comprised of three intertwining monologues by women in a maternity ward.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The Bell Jar LP Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Harper Collins
Published Date: 2003-09-23
Categories: Fiction
The Bell Jar chronicles the breakdown of the brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful Esther Greenwood, a woman slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's demise with such intensity that the character's insanity becomes completely real, even rational -- as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book TheUnabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Anchor
Published Date: 2000
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
An uncensored collection of the late poet's complete journals as recorded during the last twelve years of her life includes previously unpublished material and chronicles her personal and literary struggles.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Poems Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Poetry
Poetry by Sylvia Plath that deals with nature, human relationships, families, the role of women, courage, and suffering.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Ariel Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Red Shed
Published Date: 2015-04-02
Categories: Poetry
Ariel, first published in 1965, contains many of Sylvia Plath's best-known poems, written in an extraordinary burst of creativity just before her death in 1963. Including poems such as 'Lady Lazarus', 'Edge', 'Daddy' and 'Paralytic', it was the first of four collections to be published by Faber & Faber. Ariel is the volume on which Sylvia Plath's reputation as one of the most original, daring and gifted poets of the twentieth century rests. 'Since she died my mother has been dissected, analysed, reinterpreted, reinvented, fictionalized, and in some cases completely fabricated. It comes down to this: her own words describe her best, her ever-changing moods defining the way she viewed her world and the manner in which she pinned down her subjects with a merciless eye.' - from Frieda Hughes's introduction to Ariel

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The Bed Book Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher:
Published Date: 1976
Categories: American poetry
Pocket-sized beds, bird-watching beds, beds that fly, bounceable beds... this lively rhyming story for young children is designed to make going to bed a huge adventure.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Crossing the Water Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2017-10-03
Categories: Poetry
Crossing the Water and Winter Trees contain the poems written during the exceptionally creative period of the last years of Sylvia Plath's life. Published posthumously in 1971, they add a startling counterpoint to Ariel, the volume that made her reputation. Readers will recognise some of her most celebrated poems - 'Childless Woman', 'Mirror', 'Insomniac' - while discovering those still overlooked, including her radio play Three Women. These two extraordinary volumes find their place alongside The Colossus and Ariel in the oeuvre of a singular talent. 'Nearly all the poems here have the familiar Plath daring, the same feel of bits of frightened, vibrant, indignant consciousness translated instantly into words and images that blend close, experienced horror and icy, sardonic control.' Alan Brownjohn, New Statesman

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The It Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2014-11-04
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
A timeless collection of stories for younger children. In the eponymous The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit, little Max Nix is on a quest to find the perfect suit he can go ice-fishing, cow-milking and town-walking in. There's magic afoot in Mrs Cherry's Kitchen and children will love to find their perfect Nighty-night little / Turn-out-the-light little Bed! in The Bed Book.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Collected Children's Stories Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Children's poetry, American
Three classic children's stories, Mrs Cherry's Kitchen, The Bed Book and The It Doesn't Matter Suit, collected together in one volume for the first time.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The Collected Poems Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher:
Published Date: 1992
Categories: American poetry
This collection contains 224 poems, including a selection of her very earliest work. Also use: Crossing the River (1971), a volume that contains the poet's last works. Containing everything that celebrated poet Sylvia Plath wrote after 1956, this is one of the most comprehensive collections of her work. Edited, annotated, and with an introduction by Ted Hughes. Annotation. Containing everything that celebrated poet Sylvia Plath wrote after 1956, this is one of the most comprehensive collections of her work. Edited, annotated, and with an introduction by Ted Hughes.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Anchor
Published Date: 2007-12-18
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A major literary event--the complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath, published in their entirety for the first time. 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 before been made public, more fully revealing the intensity of the poet's personal and literary struggles, and providing fresh insight into both her frequent desperation and the bravery with which she faced down her demons. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath is essential reading for all who have been moved and fascinated by Plath's life and work.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Sylvia Plath Authors: Sylvia Plath, Sylvia ; Hughes, Ted (editor)
Publisher:
Published Date: 2009
Categories: American poetry
Sylvia Plath (1932-63) possessed one of the most commanding voices in twentieth-century poetry. She published only one volume of verse, The Colossus, during her life and a single novel, The Bell Jar. After her death Winter Trees, Crossing the Water and, most notably, the remarkable poems in Ariel, brought her both posthumous fame and a readership that continues today. Subsequently, her Collected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize and, on publication, her Journals provided an insight into the life that was the basis for her work.Other volumes in this series: Auden, Betjemen, Eliot, Hughes and Yeats.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book The Journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962 Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher:
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Poets, American
'Everything that passes before her eyes travels down from brain to pen with shattering clarity - 1950s New England, pre-co-ed Cambridge, pre-mass tourism Benidorm, where she and Hughes honeymooned, the birth of her son Nicholas in Devon in 1962. These and other passages are so graphic that you look up from the page surprised to find yourself back in the here and now . . . The struggle of self with self makes the Journals compelling and unique.' John Carey, Sunday Times

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Sylvia Plath's Selected Poems Authors: Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes
Publisher: Faber & Faber Limited
Published Date: 1985
Categories: American poetry
Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work, made by her former husband Ted Hughes, provides the perfect introduction to this most influential of poets. The poems are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees, and include many of her most celebrated works, such as 'Daddy', 'Lady Lazarus' and 'Wuthering Heights'.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Sylvia Plath Authors: Tim Kendall
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Literary Criticism
Sylvia Plath was one of the most gifted and innovative poets of the twentieth century, yet serious study of her work has often been hampered by a fierce preoccupation with her life and death. Tim Kendall seeks to redress the balance in his detailed and dispassionate examination of her poetry. Taking a roughly chronological structure, he traces the unique nature of Plath's poetic gift, finding - with reference to Letters Home, The Bell Jar, The Journals and the stories and autobiographical reminiscences - an essential unity in her inspiration, tracing the evolution of recurring themes and at the same time exhibiting her accelerated development from the formal restraint of The Colossus through to the ground-breaking techniques of Ariel. He shows that Plath was a poet constantly remaking herself, experimenting with different styles, forms and subject matter.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Collected Poems Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2015-03-12
Categories: Poetry
This comprehensive volume contains all Sylvia Plath's mature poetry written from 1956 up to her death in 1963. The poems are drawn from the only collection Plath published while alive, The Colossus, as well as from posthumous collections Ariel, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees. The text is preceded by an introduction by Ted Hughes and followed by notes and comments on individual poems. There is also an appendix containing fifty poems from Sylvia Plath's juvenilia. This collection was awarded the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. 'For me, the most important literary event of 1981 has been the publication, eighteen years after her death, of Sylvia Plath's Collected Poems, confirming her as one of the most powerful and lavishly gifted poets of our time.' A. Alvarez in the Observer

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Winter Trees Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2017-10-03
Categories: Poetry
The poems in Winter Trees were written in the last nine months of Sylvia Plath's life, and form part of the group from which the Ariel poems were chosen. They reveal the poet at the height of her creative powers, exhibiting the startling imagery and dramatic play for which she became known. Published posthumously in 1971, this valuable collection finds its place alongside The Colossus and Ariel in the oeuvre of a singular talent. 'Nearly all the poems here have the familiar Plath daring, the same feel of bits of frightened, vibrant, indignant consciousness translated instantly into words and images that blend close, experienced horror and icy, sardonic control.' New Statesman 'A book that anyone seriously interested in poetry now must have . . . Sylvia Plath's immense gift is evident throughout.' Guardian

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Letters Home Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2011-02-03
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Letters Home represents Sylvia Plath's correspondence from her time at Smith College in the early 1950s, through her meeting with, and subsequent marriage to, the poet Ted Hughes, up to her death in February 1963. The letters are addressed mainly to her mother, with whom she had an extremely close and confiding relationship, but there are also some to her brother Warren and her benefactress Mrs Prouty. Plath's energy, enthusiasm and her passionate tackling of life burst onto these pages, providing us with a vivid and intimate portrait of a woman who has come to be regarded as one of the greatest of twentieth-century poets. In addition to her capacity for domestic and writerly happiness, however, these letters also hint at Plath's potential for deep despair, which reached its crisis when she holed up in a London flat for the terrible winter of 1963.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Plath Pack Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher:
Published Date: 2003-04-07
Categories:
This set of three books by Sylvia Plath includes: The Bell Jar; Johnny Panic; and Selected Poems. It forms part of Faber's Threebies series, which offers different sets of three titles, each set written by a best-selling author.

Sylvia Plath Books, Sylvia Plath poetry book Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath Authors: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published Date: 2011-06-16
Categories: Poetry
Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work, made by her former husband Ted Hughes, provides the perfect introduction to this most influential of poets. The poems are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees, and includes many of her most-celebrated works, such as 'Daddy', 'Lady Lazarus' and 'Wuthering Heights'.



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