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The Journals of Sylvia Plath 1991


Title: The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Author: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Ballantine Press
Publication Date: 1991
Format: Paperback
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear. Faded spine, tanned but clean pages.

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Reader's note

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. She is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for two of her published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems (1960) and Ariel (1965), as well as The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death. Plath was clinically depressed for most of her adult life, and was treated multiple times with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). She killed herself in 1963. The Journals of Sylvia Plath offers an intimate portrait of the author of the extraordinary poems for which Plath is so widely loved, but it is also characterized by a prose of vigorous immediacy which places it alongside The Bell Jar as a work of literature. These exact and complete transcriptions of the journals kept by Plath for the last twelve years of her life – covering her marriage to Ted Hughes and her struggle with depression – are a key source for the poems which make up her collections Ariel and The Colossus.