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Plath, Sylvia

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Most widely held works by Sylvia Plath
The bell jar by Sylvia Plath( Book )

562 editions published between 1948 and 2019 in 19 languages and held by 10,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Greenwood, a talented college student, finds herself estranged from her family and resigned to a conventional lifestyle and descends into depression and mental illness
The collected poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

105 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains in sequence all the poetry written by the author from 1956 until her death in 1963, together with fifty selections from her pre-1956 work
Ariel by Sylvia Plath( Book )

231 editions published between 1961 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 4,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-three poems published previously in "The New Yorker", "Poetry", and "The Observer."
Crossing the water : transitional poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

87 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over thirty poems written by the American author in the middle period of her career
Winter trees by Sylvia Plath( Book )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both published posthumously in 1971, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees contain the poems written along with those that went to form Ariel, from the exceptionally creative period that led up to Sylvia Plath's suicide in 1963. Between them they evoke a sense of place and history, mythology both personal and familial and rooted deeply in the natural world. Alongside the poems in Winter Trees is published Plath's radio play Three Women. In these new incarnations the two extraordinary volumes find their place alongside The Colossus and Ariel in the oeuvre of a singular talent
The colossus & other poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

57 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 imperatives of life and the chilly hunger for death. Graceful in their craftsmanship, wonderfully original in their imagery, and presenting layer after layer of meaning, the forty poems in The Colossus are early artifacts of genius that still possess the power to move, delight, and shock
Johnny Panic and the Bible of dreams : short stories, prose, and diary excerpts by Sylvia Plath( Book )

57 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories by the woman writer best known for her poetry
Ariel : the restored edition by Sylvia Plath( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A restored edition of Sylvia Plath's collection of poems that were published after her death that restores the selection and arrangement of the poems as Plath left them at the point of her death."
The bed book by Sylvia Plath( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various beds that are much more interesting than beds for sleeping, such as a jet-propelled bed, snack bed, pocket-size bed, and bounceable bed
The bell jar by Sylvia Plath( Recording )

63 editions published between 1971 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and gifted, with a bright future, Esther Greenwood descends into depression, suicidal thoughts, and madness while interning at a New York City magazine
Johnny Panic and the bible of dreams : and other prose writings by Sylvia Plath( Book )

74 editions published between 1963 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 imaginaton. 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. Jonny Panic and the Bible of Dreams truly showcases the talent and genius of Sylvia Plath
The colossus by Sylvia Plath( Book )

88 editions published between 1960 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A volume of early poems first published in 1960, before the composition of the poems in Ariel and three years befor Syliva Plath's death"--Publisher description
Mary Ventura and the ninth kingdom : a story by Sylvia Plath( Book )

21 editions published in 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegorical tale describes young Mary Ventura's train voyage to the mysterious ninth kingdom, on which she is befriended by an enigmatic woman
Ariel : the restored edition ; a facsimile of Plath's manuscript, reinstating her original selection and arrangement by Sylvia Plath( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking to restore the selection and arrangement originally intended by Plath at the time of her death, this edition of her final works features a facsimile of her complete working drafts of the title poem provided to offer insight into her creative process
Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sylvia Plath was one of the defining voices of twentieth-century poetry, and one of the most appealing: few other poets have introduced as many new readers to poetry. Though she published just one collection in her lifetime, "The Colossus", and a novel, "The Bell Jar", it was following her death in 1963 that her work began to garner the wider audience that it deserved. The manuscript that she left behind, Ariel, was published in 1965 under the editorship of her former husband, Ted Hughes, as were two later volumes, "Crossing the Water" and "Winter Trees" in 1971, which helped to make Sylvia Plath a household name. Hughes' careful curation of Plath's work extended to a "Collected Poems" and a "Selected Poems" in the 1980s, which remain in print today and stand testimony to the 'profound respect' that Frieda Hughes said her father had for her mother's work. It was not until the publication of a 'restored' "Ariel" in 2004 that readers were able to appraise Plath's own selection and arrangement of her work. This edition of the poems, chosen by the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, offers a fresh selection of Sylvia Plath's poetry to stand in parallel to the existing editions. Introduced with an inviting preface, the book is essential reading for those new to and already familiar with the work of this most extraordinary poet."--Publisher description
Plath : poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology by a poet who committed suicide. In Lady Lazarus, she wrote: "Dying / Is an art, like everything else. / I do it exceptionally well. / I do it so it feels like hell. / I do it so it feels real. / I guess you could say I've a call." 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
Gotham Ensemble plays Ned Rorem by Ned Rorem( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices & visions( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College course in American poetry from 1988 presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
Sylvia Plath's Selected poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and by the personal and critical reactions they express, the selectors offer intriguing insight into their own work
Symphony no. 3 ; Trumpets ; Ophelia dances ; Coursing ; Cantata ; Symphony no. 2 by Oliver Knussen( )

3 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The bell jar
The collected poemsArielCrossing the water : transitional poemsWinter treesThe colossus & other poemsJohnny Panic and the Bible of dreams : short stories, prose, and diary excerptsAriel : the restored editionThe bell jar
Alternative Names
Hughes Sylvia

Hughes Sylvia 1932-1963

Hughes Sylvia Plath 1932-1963

Lucas Victoria

Lucas Victoria 1932-1963

Phlǣt, Silwīya

Plat, Silvii︠a︡

Plat, Silʹvija 1932-1963

Plaṭ, Silviyah

Plāta, Silvija, 1932-1963

Plath Hughes Sylvia 1932-1963

Plath S. 1932-1963

Plath, Silvia 1932-1963

Plath, Sylvia 1932-1963

Plathová, Sylvia

Pliat S.

Pliat Silvija

Pulasi, Xierweiya

Silʹviâ Plat Silʹviâ 1932-1963

Silvia Plath

Silvija Plat

Silvija Plāta

Silviya Plat

Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath 1932-1963

Sylvia Plath American poet, novelist

Sylvia Plath American poet, novelist and short story writer

Sylvia Plath Amerikaans schrijfster

Sylvia Plath amerikai költő, író, novellista, gyerekkönyvíró

Sylvia Plath Amerikana mannaniw ken mannurat

Sylvia Plath amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Dichterin

Sylvia Plath amerikansk författare och poet

Sylvia Plath amerikansk skribent og poet

Sylvia Plath amerykańska poetka, pisarka i eseistka

Sylvia Plath escritora estadounidense

Sylvia Plath poeta merikano

Sylvia Plath poetessa e scrittrice statunitense

Sylvia Plath poétesse et romancière américaine

Sylvia Plath poetisa e escritora americana

Sylvia Plath yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija ja runoilija

Sylvia Plathová americká spisovateľka

Σύλβια Πλαθ

Плат С. 1932-1963

Плат, Силвiя

Плат, Силвия, 1932-1963

Плат Сильвия 1932-1963

Силвия Плат

Силвија Плат

Сильвия Плат

Сильвія Плат американська феміністська поетеса і письменниця

Сільвія Плат

Սիլվիա Փլաթ

היוז, סילביה

סילביה פלאת' משוררת וסופרת אמריקאית

פלאת, סילביה

פלת, סילביה, 1932-1963

سيلفيا بلاث

سيلفيا بلاث شاعرة وروائية أمريكية

سیلویا پلات

سیلویا پلات شاعر و نویسنده آمریکایی

سیلڤا پلاته

سیلڤیا پلات

सिल्भिया प्लाथ अमेरिकी कवि, उपन्यासकार र छोटो कथा लेखिका

सिल्विया प्लाथ

সিলভিয়া প্ল্যাথ মার্কিন কবি, ছোটগল্পকার ও ঔপন্যাসিক

ਸਿਲਵੀਆ ਪਲਾਥ

சில்வியா பிளாத்

സിൽവിയ പ്ലാത്ത്

ซิลเวีย แพลธ

სილვია პლათი

루카스, 빅토리아 1932-1963

실비아 플라스 1932-1963

실비아 플래스

폴라스, 실비아 1932-1963

플라스, 실비아 1932-1963

플래스, 실비아 1932-1963

플래스, 씰비아 1932-1963

シルヴィア・プラス アメリカの女性詩人、小説家、短編作家

プラス, シルヴィア


希薇亞·普拉斯 美国女诗人、作家

普拉斯, 西尔维娅


西尔维娅·普拉斯 著