Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath (/plæθ/; October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College...
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The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the American writer and poet Sylvia Plath. Originally published under the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas" in 1963, the novel is semi-autobiographical, with the nam...
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Lady Lazarus
"Lady Lazarus" is a poem written by Sylvia Plath, originally collected in the posthumously published volume Ariel and commonly used as an example of her writing style. Plath describes the speaker's op...
North Tawton
3°54′W / 50.8°N 3.9°W / 50.8; -3.9North Tawton is a small town in Devon, England, situated on the river Taw. The population of the electoral ward at the census 2011 was 2,026<...
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Sylvia (2003 film)
Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance betwe...
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Tulips (poem)
"Tulips" is a poem by American poet Sylvia Plath. The poem was written in 1961 and included in the collection Ariel published in 1965.
"Tulips" is written in nine seven-line stanzas, totaling 63&...
The Bell Jar (film)
The Bell Jar is a 1979 film directed by Larry Peerce and based on the novel by Sylvia Plath. It stars Marilyn Hassett and Julie Harris. The story follows a young woman's summer in New York City worki...
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Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams
Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams is a collection of short stories by Sylvia Plath. It was posthumously published in 1977 as a collection of thirteen short stories, including the title story.As mor...
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Ariel (book)
Ariel was the second book of Sylvia Plath's poetry to be published, and was originally published in 1965, two years after her death by suicide. The poems in the 1965 edition of Ariel, with their free ...
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Confessional poetry
Confessional poetry or 'Confessionalism' is a style of poetry that emerged in the United States during the 1950s. It has been described as poetry "of the personal," focusing on extreme moments of in...
Sylvia Plath effect
The Sylvia Plath effect is the phenomenon that poets are more susceptible to mental illness than other creative writers. The term was coined in 2001 by psychologist James C. Kaufman. Although many stu...
Ted Hughes
Edward James "Ted" Hughes, OM (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet and children's writer. Critics routinely rank him as one of the best poets of his generation. Hughes was Briti...
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Frieda Hughes
Frieda Rebecca Hughes (born April 1, 1960) is an English poet and painter. She has published seven children's books and four poetry collections and has had many exhibitions.
Hughes is the daughter...
Gold (Ryan Adams album)
Gold is the second studio album by Ryan Adams, released September 25, 2001 on Lost Highway Records. The album remains Adams' best-selling album, certifying gold in the UK and going on to sell 364,000 ...
Nicholas Hughes
Nicholas Farrar Hughes (January 17, 1962 – March 16, 2009) was a fisheries biologist known as an expert in stream salmonid ecology. Hughes was the son of the American poet Sylvia Plath and English poe...
Ariel (poem)
"Ariel" is a poem written by the American poet Sylvia Plath. It was written on October 27, 1962, shortly before her death, and published posthumously in the collection Ariel in 1965, of which it is th...
The Colossus and Other Poems
The Colossus and Other Poems is a poetry collection by American poet Sylvia Plath, first published by William Heinemann, in 1960.
The 44 poems presented here are in the published order
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Court Green
Court Green in North Tawton, Devon, England, was the home the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath moved to in 1961. Plath left the house in December 1962, while Hughes lived there on and off for the res...
Ennui (sonnet)
"Ennui" is a sonnet by Sylvia Plath published for the first time in November 2006 in the online literary journal Blackbird [1]. Sylvia Plath wrote the Petrarchan sonnet “Ennui” during her undergraduat...
The Munich Mannequins
"The Munich Mannequins" is a poem by Sylvia Plath which recounts Plath's experience of insomnia on a trip to the title German city. The poem is famous for its opening line and for referring to conserv...
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Daddy (poem)
"Daddy" is a poem written by American poet Sylvia Plath. It was written on October 12, 1962, shortly before her death, and published posthumously in Ariel in 1963. The poem's implications and themat...
Two Lovers and a Beachcomber by the Real Sea
"Two Lovers and a Beachcomber by the Real Sea" is a poem written by Sylvia Plath that was first published in 1955, the year she graduated from Smith College summa cum laude. It was awarded the Glasco...
Escape from Hell (novel)
Escape from Hell is a fantasy novel written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. It is a sequel to Inferno, the 1976 Hugo Award- and Nebula Award-nominated book by the same authors. It was released on...
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