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The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume II: 1956 - 1963

Sylvia Plath



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Faber & Faber
26 September 2018
Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets
The second volume of this landmark edition of Sylvia Plath's correspondence.

This selection of later correspondence witnesses Plath and Hughes becoming major, influential contemporary writers, as it happened.

Experiences recorded include first books and other publications; teaching; committing to writing full-time; travels; making professional acquaintances; settling in England; starting a family; and buying a house.

Throughout, Plath's voice is completely, uniquely her own.
By:   Sylvia Plath
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 242mm,  Width: 168mm,  Spine: 52mm
Weight:   1.470kg
ISBN:   9780571339204
ISBN 10:   0571339204
Pages:   1088
Publication Date:   26 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

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