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The Resource Sylvia Plath, Elisabeth Bronfen

Sylvia Plath, Elisabeth Bronfen

Label
Sylvia Plath
Title
Sylvia Plath
Statement of responsibility
Elisabeth Bronfen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this new edition of her engaging and original study Elisabeth Bronfen examines Sylvia Plath's poetry, her novel The Bell Jar, her shorter fiction as well as her autobiographical texts, in the context of the resilient Plath-Legend that has grown since her suicide in 1963 and to which, after over three decades of silence. Ted Hughes responded with his collection of commemorative poems, Birthday letters. Arguing that although we can not sever our reading of Plath's work from the critical and biographical writings about her, the study nevertheless offers close readings of texts to explore the various self-fashionings in poetry and prose. Which this highly ambivalent poet developed. The central theme to which this study returns is Plath's insistence on a clandestine traumatic knowledge of fallibility and fragility underlying the fiction of success, health and happiness so prevalent in post-World War Two, whether expressed as anger and violence, as the celebration of feminine figures of transcendence,
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bronfen, Elisabeth
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plath, Sylvia
  • Plath, Sylvia
  • Poets, American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Poets, American
Label
Sylvia Plath, Elisabeth Bronfen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: Plymouth: Northcote House, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-141) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn854569502
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 143 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780746312438
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
portrait
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv5qpd6g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569502
Label
Sylvia Plath, Elisabeth Bronfen
Publication
Note
Previous edition: Plymouth: Northcote House, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-141) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn854569502
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 143 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780746312438
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
portrait
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv5qpd6g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569502

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