Sylvia Plath's Poetry PDF ePub eBook

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Sylvia Plath's Poetry free pdf "Reader's Guides" provide a comprehensive starting point for any advanced student, giving an overview of the context, criticism and influence of key works. Each guide also offers students fresh critical insights and provides a practical introduction to close reading and to analysing literary language and form. They provide up-to-date, authoritative but accessible guides to the most commonly studied classic texts. Sylvia Plath is one of the best known and most widely studied modern poets. This is an ideal guide for students wanting to know more about her work, its composition and its relationship to Plath's life. It provides a clear introduction to Plath's life, her relationship with Ted Hughes and his influence on her poetry and its reception and close guidance on reading her poetry focusing particularly on the most commonly studied groups of poems. An overview of Plath's critical reception from contemporary reviews to the Hughes-Plath controversies includes that surrounding his publication of "The Birthday Letters", and the section of adaptation and influence discusses the films based around "The Bell Jar" and Plath's life. Finally, it offers a clear annotated guide to primary and secondary reading.

About Linda Wagner-Martin

Linda Wagner-Martin is Hanes Professor of English and Comparative Literature, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA. Her many books include Sylvia Plath: A Biography (Simon

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Author : Linda Wagner-Martin
Publisher : Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Data Published : 30 June 2008
ISBN : 0826489311
EAN : 9780826489319
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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