Crossing the Water

June 1, 1980|
Crossing the Water by SYLVIA PLATH
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Crossing the Water is a 1971 posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath that was prepared for publication by Ted Hughes. These poems were written at the same time as those that appear in Ariel. Crossing the Water continues to push the envelope between dark and light, between our deep passions and desires that are often in tension with our duty to family and society. Water becomes a metaphor for the surface veneer that many of us carry, but Plath explores how easily this surface can be shaken and disturbed.

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...
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Title:Crossing the Water
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 7.99 X 5.39 X 0.23 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 7.99 X 5.39 X 0.23 in
Published:June 1, 1980
Publisher:Perennial
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060907891

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