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The silent woman : Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

Author: Janet Malcolm
Publisher: London : Picador, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Janet Malcolm has produced a brilliant, elegantly reasoned meditation on the art of biography, in which she takes as her example the various biographies of the poet Sylvia Plath. The Silent Woman is an astonishing feat of criticism and literary detection. It is not a book about the life of Sylvia Plath, but about her afterlife: how her reputation was forged from the poems she wrote just before her suicide; how her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographie
Biographies
Named Person: Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes; Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes; Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes; Sylvia Plath; Ted Hughes; Sylvia Plath
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Malcolm
ISBN: 0330335782 9780330335782 0679431586 9780679431589
OCLC Number: 31806532
Description: 213 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Janet Malcolm.

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A work of criticism, biography and literary detection and an examination of the means by which biographers justify their ends. Malcolm takes as her example the various biographers of the poet Sylvia  Read more...

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