Ariel: The Restored Edition, A Facsimile Of Plath's Manuscript, Reinstating Her Original Selection And Arrangement

bySYLVIA PLATH

Paperback | January 31, 2004

Ariel: The Restored Edition, A Facsimile Of Plath's Manuscript, Reinstating Her Original Selection And Arrangement by SYLVIA PLATH
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Sylvia Plath's famous collection, as she intended it.

When Sylvia Plath died, she not only left behind a prolific life but also her unpublished literary masterpiece, Ariel. When her husband, Ted Hughes, first brought this collection to life, it garnered worldwide acclaim, though it wasn't the draft Sylvia had wanted her readers to see. This facsimile edition restores, for the first time, Plath's original manuscript—including handwritten notes—and her own selection and arrangement of poems. This edition also includes in facsimile the complete working drafts of her poem "Ariel," which provide a rare glimpse into the creative process of a beloved writer. This publication introduces a truer version of Plath's works, and will no doubt alter her legacy forever.

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:Ariel: The Restored Edition, A Facsimile Of Plath's Manuscript, Reinstating Her Original Selection ...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:211 pages, 8.98 X 6.1 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:211 pages, 8.98 X 6.1 X 0.69 inPublished:January 31, 2004Publisher:Harper PerennialLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060732601

ISBN - 13:9780060732608

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