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The collected poems

Author: Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1981.
Series: Harper colophon books, CN900.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Contains in sequence all the poetry written by the author from 1956 until her suicide in 1963, together with fifty selections from her pre-1956 work.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plath, Sylvia.
Collected poems.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1981
(OCoLC)571433531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0060133694 9780060133696 0060909005 9780060909000
OCLC Number: 7652870
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1982.
Description: 351 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Conversation among the ruins --
Winter landscape, with rooks --
Pursuit --
Bucolics --
Tale of a tub --
Southern sunrise --
Channel crossing --
Prospect --
The Queen's complaint --
Ode for Ted --
Firesong --
Song for a summer's day --
Two sisters of Persephone --
Vanity fair --
Strumpet song --
Tinker Jack and the tidy wives --
Faun --
Street song --
Letter to a purist --
Soliloquy of the solipsist --
Dialogue between ghost and priest --
The glutton --
Monologue at 3 a.m. --
Miss Drake proceeds to supper --
Recantation --
The shrike --
Alicante lullaby --
Dream with clam-diggers --
Wreath for a bridal --
Epitaph for fire and flower --
Fiesta melons --
The goring --
The beggars --
Spider --
Spinster --
Rhyme --
Departure --
Maudlin --
Resolve --
Landowners --
Ella Mason and her eleven cats --
Crystal gazer --
November graveyard --
Black rook in rainy weather --
\tThe snowman on the moor --
Mayflower --
Sow --
The everlasting Monday --
Hardcastle crags --
The thin people --
On the difficulty of conjuring up a dryad --
On the plethora of dryads --
The other two --
The lady and the earthenware head --
All the dead dears --
Natural history --
Two views of Withens --
The Great Carbuncle --
Words for a nursery --
The disquieting Muses --
Night shift --
Ouija --
On the decline of Oracles --
Snakecharmer --
A lesson in vengeance --
Virgin in a tree --
Perseus: the triumph of wit over suffering --
Battle-scene from the comic operatic fantasy the seafarer --
Yadwigha, on a red couch, among lilies --
A winter's tale --
Above the Oxbow --
Memoirs of a spinach-picker --
The ghost's leavetaking --
Sculptor --
Full fathom five --
Lorelei --
Mussel hunter at Rock Harbor --
Moonrise --
Frog Autumn --
In Midas' country --
Incommunicado --
Child's park stones --
Owl --
Whiteness I remember --
Fable of the rhododendron stealers --
The death of myth-making --
Green Rock, Winthrop Bay --
The companionable ills --
I want, I want --
Poems, potatoes --
The times are tidy --
The bull of Bendylaw --
The eye-mote --
Point Shirley --
Goatsucker --
Watercolor of Grantchester Meadows --
A winter ship --
Aftermath --
Two views of a cadaver room --
Suicide off Egg Rock --
The ravaged face --
Metaphors --
Electra on Azalea path --
The beekeeper's daughter --
The hermit at Outermost House --
Man in black --
Old ladies' home --
The net-menders --
Magnolia Shoals --
The sleepers --
Yaddo: the grand manor --
Medallion --
The manor garden --
Blue moles --
Dark wood, dark water --
Polly's tree --
The colossus --
Private ground --
Who --
Dark house --
Maenad --
The beast --
Flute notes from a reedy pond --
Witch burning --
The stones --
The burnt-out spa --
Mushrooms --
You're --
The hanging man --
Stillborn --
On deck --
Sleep in the Mojave Desert --
Two campers in Cloud country --
Leaving early --
Love letter --
Magi --
Candles --
A life --
Waking in winter --
Parliament hill fields --
Whitsun --
Zoo keeper's wife --
Face lift --
Morning song --
Barren woman --
Heavy women --
In plaster --
Tulips --
I am vertical --
Insomniac --
Widow --
Stars over the Dordogne --
The rival --
Wuthering Heights --
Blackberrying --
Finisterre --
The surgeon at 2 a.m. --
Last words --
The moon and the yew tree --
Mirror --
The babysitters --
New year on Dartmoor --
Three women: a poem for three voices --
Little fugue --
An appearance --
Crossing the water --
Among the narcissi --
Pheasant --
Elm --
The rabbit catcher --
Event --
Apprehensions --
Berck-plage --
The other --
Words heard, by accident, over the phone --
Poppies in July --
Burning the letters --
For a fatherless son --
A birthday present --
The detective --
The courage of shutting-up --
The bee meeting --
The arrival of the bee box --
Stings --
The swarm --
Wintering --
A secret --
The applicant --
Daddy --
Medusa --
The jailer --
Lesbos --
Stopped dead --
Fever 103* --
Amnesiac --
Lyonnesse --
Cut --
By candlelight --
The tour --
Ariel --
\tPoppies in October --
Nick and the candlestick --
Purdah --
Lady Lazarus --
The couriers --
Getting there --
The night dances --
Gulliver --
Thalidomide --
Letter in November --
Death & Co. --
Years --
The fearful --
Mary's song --
Winter trees --
Brasilia --
Childless woman --
Eavesdropper --
Sheep in fog --
The Munich mannequins --
Totem --
Child --
Paralytic --
Gigolo --
Mystic --
Kindness --
Words --
Contusion --
Balloons --
Edge --
Bitter strawberries --
Family reunion --
Female author --
April 18 --
Gold mouths cry --
Dirge for a joker --
To Eva descending the stair --
Cinderella --
Jilted --
sonnet: To Eva --
Bluebeard --
Aquatic nocturne --
Notes to a neophyte --
Metamorphoses of the moon --
Dialogue en route --
To a jilted lover --
The dream --
sonnet: To time --
The trial of man --
April aubade --
Go get the goodly squab --
Trio of love songs --
Lament --
Doomsday --
Moonsong at morning --
Doom of exiles --
The dispossessed --
Admonitions --
Never try to trick me with a kiss --
The dead --
Danse macabre --
Circus in three rings --
Prologue to spring --
Song for a revolutionary love --
Sonnet to Satan --
A sorcerer bids farewell to seem --
Midsummer mobile --
On looking into the eyes of a demon lover --
Insolent storm strikes at the skull --
Denouement --
Two lovers and a beachcomber by the Real Sea --
Black pine tree in an orange light --
Terminal --
Love is a parallax --
Aerialist --
Morning in the hospital solarium --
The Princess and the goblins --
Touch and go --
Temper of time --
Epitaph in three parts.
Series Title: Harper colophon books, CN900.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: Sylvia Plath ; edited by Ted Hughes.
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Contains in sequence all the poetry written by the author from 1956 until her suicide in 1963, together with fifty selections from her pre-1956 work.

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