Sylvia Plath: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) ebook
by Connie Ann Kirk
Connie Ann Kirk's 2004, Sylvia Plath: A Biography, was recently reissued by Prometheus Books. CONNIE ANN KIRK is an author and independent scholar specializing in American and children's literature and the poet, Emily Dickinson.
Connie Ann Kirk's 2004, Sylvia Plath: A Biography, was recently reissued by Prometheus Books. Читати огляд повністю. Her books from Greenwood Press include: . Rowling: A Biography, Emily Dickinson: A Biography, Mark Twain: A Biography, Sylvia Plath: A Biography, and The Companion to American Children's Picture Books.
Connie Ann Kirk's 2004, Sylvia Plath: A Biography, was recently .
Connie Ann Kirk is an American author. Her books cover a range of subjects including a collection of essays on motor sport history, concise literary biographies for students, bio-critical literary studies, and references. She has also written a fiction picture book for children. Her articles, both in print and online, address topics in literature, poetry, popular culture, history, education, art, television, science, sports, and film. Kirk was born and raised in upstate New York.
Sylvia Plath was an American poet best known for her novel 'The Bell Jar,' and for her poetry collections 'The Colossus' . Plath met and married British poet Ted Hughes, although the two later split.
Sylvia Plath was an American poet best known for her novel 'The Bell Jar,' and for her poetry collections 'The Colossus' and 'Ariel. The depressive Plath committed suicide in 1963, garnering accolades after her death for the novel The Bell Jar, and the poetry collections The Colossus and Ariel. In 1982, Plath became the first person to win a posthumous Pulitzer Prize. Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932, in Boston, Massachusetts. Plath was a gifted and troubled poet, known for the confessional style of her work.
Sylvia Plath: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies). The authors purpose in the book was to tell Sylvia's life story; to just make her storey be heard. The theme of the book is to follow your dreams and pursue hat you want to do in life; in Sylvia's case to be a poet. 0313332142 (ISBN13: 9780313332142). Which she was a very good poet in the time of 1963. She was what they called a cultural icon. She became more popular at the age of 30. The style the book was written in was a biography. Which is someon else telling someones life experience and story.
Why is Sylvia Plath important? Sylvia Plath was an American writer whose best-known works, including the poems Daddy and Lady Lazarus and the novel The Bell Jar, starkly express a sense of alienation and self-destruction.
Why is Sylvia Plath important? Sylvia Plath was an American writer whose best-known works, including the poems Daddy and Lady Lazarus and the novel The Bell Jar, starkly express a sense of alienation and self-destruction that has resonated with many readers since the mid-20th century. The appearance of small collections of previously unpublished poems, including Crossing the Water (1971) and Winter Trees (1971), was welcomed by critics and the public alike. The Bell Jar was reissued in Great Britain under her own name in 1966, and it was published in the United States for the first time in 1971.
Greenwood's literary biographies are recommended picks for anyone studying a significant author's works, and Connie Ann Kirk's Sylvia Plath is a vivid, complex coverage presenting the facts of her life as they are currently known. Greenwood's literary biographies are recommended picks for anyone studying a significant author's works, and Connie Ann Kirk's Sylvia Plath is a vivid, complex coverage presenting the facts of her life as they are currently known.
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Sylvia Plath Biography. Bookmark this page Manage My Reading List. The first critical issue to confront the reader of The Bell Jar is the problem of classifying the book. Is this book really a novel? It is presented in the form of a long fictional work. Esther Greenwood takes on several names and sees her friends as other parts of herself, or fragments of herself; indeed, she calls Joan Gilling her double - not just because Joan is having a nervous breakdown, but because Joan is a modern, dual-natured American.
Connie Ann Kirk (born February 14, 1957) is an American author of over a dozen books. Sylvia Plath: A Biography.
Connie Ann Kirk (1957-02-14) February 14, 1957 (age 62) Wellsville, New York. Connie Ann Kirk (born February 14, 1957) is an American author of over a dozen books. Specializing in biographies of famous authors, she has also written companion references and a children's picture book. YouTube Encyclopedic. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-33214-2. Kirk's first published books were all nonfiction, including several titles for Greenwood Press's biography series. One of her first was a biography of British author J. K. Rowling which turned out to be a bestseller.
The poet Sylvia Plath has been a cultural icon since 1963 when she took her own life on a cold winter morning at the age of 30. This up-to-date biography explores the nature and sources of the mythology that has surrounded the poet's life by presenting a balanced account of her own life and the many significant people and events that influenced her.
This outstanding biography presents the facts of Plath's life as they are known in the 21st century. The research for this biography uitilizes the latest updated scholarship including new information released in the unabridged journals published in 2000 and the newly accessible Ted Hughes archives. In addition to this primary research, conducted in part at Smith College, Kirk also provides new insights and perspectives from original interview material with a Plath contemporary who personally knew her. Whether read for a school assignment or for personal interest, this highly readable biography offers an accessible alternative to the density of Plath scholarship. Readers who wish to pursue the topic further will find an extensive bibliography of biographical and critical sources, a full list of Plath's writings, an appendix of her own literary holdings, and another appendix of her family tree.