The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath by Jo GillThe Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath by Jo Gill

The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath

byJo Gill

Paperback | October 27, 2008

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Sylvia Plath is widely recognized as one of the leading figures in twentieth-century Anglo-American literature and culture. Her work has constantly remained in print in the UK and US (and in numerous translated editions) since the appearance of her first collection in 1960. Plath's own writing has been supplemented over the decades by a wealth of critical and biographical material. The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath provides an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the poetry, prose and autobiographical writings of Sylvia Plath. It offers a critical overview of key readings, debates and issues from almost fifty years of Plath scholarship, draws attention to the historical, literary, national and gender contexts which frame her writing and presents informed and attentive readings of her own work. This accessibly written 2008 book will be of great use to students beginning their explorations of this important writer.
Title:The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia PlathFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.43 inPublished:October 27, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521686954

ISBN - 13:9780521686952

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Table of Contents

1. Life; 2. Contexts; 3. Early poetry; 4. Ariel and later poetry; 5. The Bell Jar and Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams; 6. Letters Home and Journals; 7. Reception; Further reading; Index.