American Isis

The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath
Author(s): Carl Rollyson
Original Publish Date: Feb 25, 2013
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Product Number: Z100088689
Released: Feb 02, 2015
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ISBN: #9781452691855
Narrator/s: George Newbern
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The life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of myth. Educated at Smith, she had an epically conflict-filled relationship with her mother, Aurelia. She then married the poet Ted Hughes and plunged into the Sturm und Drang of married life in the full glare of the world of English and American letters. Her poems were fought over, rejected, accepted and, ultimately, embraced by readers everywhere. Dead at thirty, she committed suicide by putting her head in an oven while her children slept.Her poetry collection titled Ariel became a modern classic. Her novel The Bell Jar has a fixed place on student reading lists. American Isis will be the first Plath bio benefiting from the new Ted Hughes archive at the British Library which includes forty-one letters between Plath and Hughes as well as a host of unpublished papers. The Sylvia Plath Carl Rollyson brings to us in American Isis is no shrinking violet overshadowed by Ted Hughes, she is a modern day Isis, a powerful force that embraced high and low culture to establish herself in the literary firmament.


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American Isis
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Product Number:Z100088689

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Author(s): Carl Rollyson
Narrator(s): George Newbern
Product Number DD8392
Released: Feb 25, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452611853
Author(s): Carl Rollyson
Product Number EB00208541
Released: Feb 12, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250023155