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Collected Poems

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ISBN-10: 0061558893

ISBN-13: 9780061558894

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvia Plath

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A new edition of Sylvia Plath's Pulitzer Prize-winning Collected Poems, edited and with an introduction by Ted Hughes
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/6/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.210
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…