Sylvia Plath by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

Sylvia Plath

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Part of the Modern Critical Views Series

Synopsis

Sylvia Plath by Prof. Harold Bloom

Sylvia Plath's short life and intense poetry continue to draw considerable critical and popular attention. Among her more recognizable works are the poetry collection Ariel and the novel The Bell Jar . Her suicide and tumultuous marriage to Ted Hughes, as well as his choices in posthumously publishing some of her work (and not publishing other parts of it) add to the mystery of Plath's life, and are documented in this newly updated Bloom's Modern Critical Views title. This book offers readers fresh perspectives on a writer whose highly personal oeuvre continues to fascinate more than 40 years after her tragic death.

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The accounts offer students an opportunity to absorb serious analytical styles. ... excellent critical guide sets edited by Harold Bloom...recommended picks for audiences of young adults studying literature.

This collection of previously published essays, edited by the distinguished literary scholar Harold Bloom, is an excellent addition to the Wells critical canon.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
250 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
More books by Prof. Harold Bloom

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th February 2007

ISBN

9780791094310


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