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Bell Jar A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0061148512

ISBN-13: 9780061148514

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvia Plath, Frances McCullough, Lois Ames, Lois Ames

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Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under-;maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational-;as accessible an experience as going to the movies. A deep penetration into the darkest and most harrowing corners of the human psyche, The Bell Jar is an extraordinary accomplishment and a haunting American classic.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Sylvia Plath's best poetry was produced, tragically, as she pondered self-destruction---in her poems as well as her life---and she eventually committed suicide. She had an extraordinary impact on British as well as American poetry in the few years before her death, and affected many poets, particularly women, in the generation after. She is a confessional poet, influenced by the approach of Robert Lowell. Born in Boston, a graduate of Smith College, Plath attended Newnham College, Cambridge University, on a Fulbright Fellowship and married the British poet Ted Hughes. Of her first collection,The Colossus and Other Poems (1962), the Times Literary Supplement remarked, "Plath writes from…