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Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953
leaving her two sleeping children upstairs, their bedroom doors sealed, their windows wide open. With that act, Sylvia Plath achieved tragic icon status, an end that overshadows her work as a writer. But in this accessible, eye-opening
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Lover of Unreason: Assia Wevill, Sylvia Plath's Rival and Ted Hughes's Doomed Love
Cathleen Medwick reviews Lover of Unreason: Assia Wevill, Sylvia Plath 's Rival and Ted Hughes's Doomed Love by Yehuda Koren and Eliat Negev for O, The Oprah Magazine.
Sylvia Plath's Drawings and the Power of Diversions
Photo: Thinkstock As every young woman with literary ambitions and a moody bent well knows, Sylvia Plath was best known for novel The Bell Jar and her poetry, full of shivery, dark lines like, “Dying is an art, like everything
Eye Rhymes: Sylvia Plath's Art of the Visual
O, The Oprah Magazine reviews Eye Rhymes by Kathleen Connors and Sally Bayley
subsequent affair devastated Hughes's marriage to poet Sylvia Plath , hurling her into a depression that ended ultimately with her suicide. Lover of Unreason: Assia Wevill, Sylvia Plath 's Rival and Ted Hughes's Doomed Love, by Yehuda
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A century-spanning novel that makes a stop in World War I, gripping new fiction from Khaled Hosseini, revealing new details about Sylvia Plath and more.
The Cure for Self-Consciousness at the Beach
coverup. We found this unique gallery of literary bathing beauties , which includes everyone from blond-blond bombshell Sylvia Plath to the always-debonair Truman Capote (who appears to have accessorized his Speedo with a headband). Next time you
The O Wow! List: 15 Dreamers, Thinkers and Doers
recent winner of a prestigious $10,000 Scholastic Art and Writing Award (previous winners: Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath , Truman Capote). Her background: Ford's family is known for its political prominence throughout Tennessee; her
Eye Rhymes: Sylvia Plath 's Art of the Visual By Kathleen Connors ..... for a prize in the 1950s. But it is Sylvia Plath 's downhill slide, enacted in her ..... raging talent emerges in Eye Rhymes: Sylvia Plath 's Art of the Visual (Oxford
Maria Shriver Interviews the Famously Private Poet Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver: Well, we went through a whole period of confessional poets. And I think a lot of people—certainly Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton—got therapy mixed up with the work they were doing, and that's a shame. I may be wrong, but