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Did you know that Sylvia Plath wrote a rhyming children’s book about silly beds?

Sylvia Plath was born 89 years ago today. A published writer from age at, she left behind a vast catalogue of poetry and prose, especially given her short life. One of her most charming works was a rhyming children’s book written in 1959 (before either of her children were born) and published in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-27 17:44:35 UTC ]
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All Our Possible Lives: On Sylvia Plath, Matt Haig, and the Female Suicide Narrative

Matt Haig’s latest novel, The Midnight Library, has spent 40 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list since its publication in September 2020. The novel focuses on Nora Seed, a young woman living in her hometown of Bedford, England, who thinks she has nothing to live for. She decides to die... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-22 08:49:49 UTC ]
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Motherhood poetry collection to Trapeze Books

Trapeze has signed a collection of poems on motherhood, edited by Ana Sampson, including work from classic poets such as Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as new voices Nikita Gill and Kate Baer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 17:03:33 UTC ]
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Heather Clark’s ‘Red Comet’ is an exhaustively researched, often brilliant biography of Sylvia Plath

“Red Comet” is a prizeworthy contribution to literary scholarship and biographical journalism. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-28 13:21:04 UTC ]
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The Novels That Shaped Our World: BBC reveals 100-strong list

Novels by authors including Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Salman Rushdie have been recognised by the BBC in a new list of novels that have shaped the world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 15:14:17 UTC ]
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Faber to bring out previously unpublished Plath short story

Faber is to publish "Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom", a previously unpublished short story written by Sylvia Plath as a college assignment in 1952. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unseen Sylvia Plath short story to be published in January

Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom was written in 1952, when Plath was still a student in the USAn “important” short story written by Sylvia Plath when the poet was 20 years old will be published for the first time in January 2019.Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom, which describes a fateful... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bell Jar proof among items in Sylvia Plath auction

A proof of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar was sold for £87,500 and her typewriter went for £32,500 in an auction of items sold at Bonhams by her daughter on Wednesday (21st March). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice Magazine's controversial images of female authors committing suicide are taken down

Vice Magazine's newest fashion spread depicted models dressed like Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and others in the act of committing suicide. The photos were taken down after a public outcry. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrations planned for Plath anniversary year

Publishers are planning to celebrate the life and work of Sylvia Plath on the 50th anniversary of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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