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Sylvia Plath

Author : Linda Wagner-Martin
ISBN : 9781135035174
Genre : Reference
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This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995.

The Cambridge Introduction To Sylvia Plath

Author : Jo Gill
ISBN : 9781139474139
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Sylvia Plath is widely recognized as one of the leading figures in twentieth-century Anglo-American literature and culture. Her work has constantly remained in print in the UK and US (and in numerous translated editions) since the appearance of her first collection in 1960. Plath's own writing has been supplemented over the decades by a wealth of critical and biographical material. The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath provides an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the poetry, prose and autobiographical writings of Sylvia Plath. It offers a critical overview of key readings, debates and issues from almost fifty years of Plath scholarship, draws attention to the historical, literary, national and gender contexts which frame her writing and presents informed and attentive readings of her own work. This accessibly written book will be of great use to students beginning their explorations of this important writer.

The Cambridge Companion To Sylvia Plath

Author : Jo Gill
ISBN : 9781107495074
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The controversies that surround Sylvia Plath's life and work mean that her poems are more read and studied now than ever before. This Companion provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of Sylvia Plath's poetry, prose, letters and journals and of their place in twentieth-century culture. These essays by leading international scholars represent a spectrum of critical perspectives. They pay particular attention to key debates and to well-known texts such as Ariel and the The Bell Jar, while offering thought-provoking readings to new as well as more experienced Plath readers. The Companion also discusses three additions to the field: Ted Hughes's Birthday Letters, Plath's complete Journals and the 'Restored' edition of Ariel. With its invaluable guide to further reading and chronology of Plath's life and work, this Companion will help students and scholars understand and enjoy Plath's work and its continuing relevance.

American Isis

Author : Carl Rollyson
ISBN : 9781250023155
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, a startling new vision of Plath—the first to draw from the recently-opened Ted Hughes archive The life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of myth. Educated at Smith, she had an epically conflict-filled relationship with her mother, Aurelia. She then married the poet Ted Hughes and plunged into the sturm and drang of married life in the full glare of the world of English and American letters. Her poems were fought over, rejected, accepted and, ultimately, embraced by readers everywhere. Dead at thirty, she committed suicide by putting her head in an oven while her children slept. Her poetry collection titled Ariel became a modern classic. Her novel The Bell Jar has a fixed place on student reading lists. American Isis will be the first Plath bio benefitting from the new Ted Hughes archive at the British Library which includes forty one letters between Plath and Hughes as well as a host of unpublished papers. The Sylvia Plath Carl Rollyson brings to us in American Isis is no shrinking Violet overshadowed by Ted Hughes, she is a modern day Isis, a powerful force that embraced high and low culture to establish herself in the literary firmament.

Embodying Beauty

Author : Malin Pereira
ISBN : 9781135711696
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sylvia Plath

Author : Frederike Haberkamp
ISBN : UOM:39015038586635
Genre : Literary Criticism
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It is the nature of Sylvia Plath's poetry to generate singular interpretative questions and problems. With her poems, Sylvia Plath has left the enigma how a comparatively small, speedily completed oeuvre wins an international reputation. They will make my name, Sylvia Plath accurately assessed of the poems she wrote within a single month in 1962. While her name has long been made, the origins of her late work attract attention. Focusing on the cycle that introduces her culminative period, this study attempts to locate her work within the contradictions that constitute her poetics.

Ted Hughes

Author : Joanny Moulin
ISBN : 9781135330637
Genre : Literary Collections
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This is the first collection of essays to be published since the poet's death. Continuing a tradition of more than thirty years of Ted Hughes studies, it gathers contributions by most of the major international Hughes scholars, voicing their critical preoccupations at the turn of the century. Over the years, academic criticism on the poetry of Ted Hughes has established some well-trodden paths, which this collection still strongly reflects, however, the productions of the latter Hughes, in poetry as well as in criticism, demand a revisiting of the critical discourse on his work. The biographical dimension, for instance, has gradually gathered momentum, and it is no longer possible to study the work of Ted Hughes without due reference to the life and work of Sylvia Plath. This book is, nonetheless, also motivated by the wish to bring some fresh blood to the Hughes studies by politely rocking the boat of a rather comfortably established critical reception that has prided itself on being the mouthpiece of the poet's own ideological discourse. For this reason, some of the chapters in this collection belong to a continental European tradition that is resolutely foreign to the former partisanships. For all that, Ted Hughes: Alternative Horizons suggests that steering clear of the polemical ruts dug by fans and detractors alike can only benefit the future of scholarly studies devoted to a great poet.

The Haunting Of Sylvia Plath

Author : Jacqueline Rose
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004686080
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Since her death in 1963 at the age of thirty, Sylvia Plath has become a strange icon---an object of intense speculation, fantasy, repulsion, and desire. Jacqueline Rose stands back from the debates and looks instead at the swirl of controversy, recognizing it as a phenomenon in itself--one with much to tell us about how a culture selects and judges writers; how we hear women's voices; and how we receive messages from, to, and about our unconscious selves.

The Journey Toward Ariel

Author : Nancy Duvall Hargrove
ISBN : STANFORD:36105016438652
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A E Housman The Critical Heritage

Author : Philip Gardner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000114426
Genre : Literary Criticism
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