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The poetry of Sylvia Plath

Author: Claire Brennan
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1999.
Series: Columbia critical guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sylvia Plath's second volume of poetry, Ariel, published posthumously in 1965, shocked and provoked reviewers with its unexpected intensity and power, and the publication of her Collected Poems in 1981 confirmed her as a poet of stature and maturity." "Beginning with reviews of her first collection, The Colossus, the reader is clearly guided through the profusion of critical material that has variously described  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Sylvia Plath; Sylvia Plath
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Brennan
ISBN: 0231124260 9780231124263 0231124279 9780231124270
OCLC Number: 47254257
Notes: "First published in the Icon Critical Guides series in 1999 by Icon Books Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 202 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 1960s: Reviews of The Colossus and Ariel 14 --
Chapter 2 1970s: Unifying Strategies and Early Feminist Readings 33 --
Chapter 3 'Waist-Deep in History': Cultural and Historical Readings 64 --
Chapter 4 Feminist and Psychoanalytic Strategies 97 --
Chapter 5 New Directions 140.
Series Title: Columbia critical guides.
Responsibility: edited by Claire Brennan ; consultant editor Nicholas Tredell.

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This collection of reviews of the writing of Sylvia Plath is arranged in sections on reviews of The Colossus and Ariel , unifying strategies and early feminist readings of the 1970s, cultural and  Read more...

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