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Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath

Author: Heather Clark.

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath

Author: Heather Clark.

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Item #: D32414
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1152
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780307961167
Few figures in modern literature have been pigeonholed as completely as Sylvia Plath, whose turbulent poetry is often treated as if it were a suicide note. With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials, Heather Clark's Pulitzer Prize finalist presents a more nuanced view of Plath's world: her early relationships and determination not to become a conventio... More
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Few figures in modern literature have been pigeonholed as completely as Sylvia Plath, whose turbulent poetry is often treated as if it were a suicide note. With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials, Heather Clark's Pulitzer Prize finalist presents a more nuanced view of Plath's world: her early relationships and determination not to become a conventional woman and wife; her troubles with an unenlightened mental health industry; her Cambridge years and meeting with Ted Hughes; and her dark final days.


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