Sylvia Plath in context / edited by Tracy Brain.

  • Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
  • ©2019
xxvii, 419 pages ; 24 cm.


Plath, SylviaCriticism and interpretation [Browse]
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"In recent years, literary critics have engaged in a variety of new approaches to Sylvia Plath's work. Readers themselves are increasingly aware of the complex array of backgrounds and frameworks which shape Plath's writing. Bringing together an exciting combination of established and emerging thinkers from a range of disciplines, Sylvia Plath in Context is an important new landmark in this ongoing project"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-396) and index.
Plath and the American poetry scene / Jonathan Ellis -- The dominant trends in British poetry of the 1950s and early 1960s / Eleanor Spencer -- Plath and the classics / Holly Ranger -- Plath and the radio drama / Andrew Walker -- 'Sincerely yours' : Plath and the New Yorker / Peter K. Steinberg -- Plath in the context of Stevie Smith / Noreen Masud -- Plath's whimsy / Will May -- Sylvia Plath and you / Tracy Brain -- Plath and the lyric / Lucy Tunstall -- Plath and the pastoral / Iain Twiddy -- Plath and food / Gerard Woodward -- Plath and fashion / Rebecca C. Tuite -- Experimental bravery : Plath's poetry and auteur cinema / Lynda Bundtzen -- Plath and television / Nicola Presley -- Plath and art / Jane Hedley -- 'Minor scandal' : queer writing contexts for The bell jar / Beatrice Hitchman -- 'Woman-haters were like gods' : The bell jar and violence against women in 1950s America / Kate Harding -- Sylvia Plath and the culture of hygiene / Laura Perry -- The bell jar, the Rosenbergs and the problem of the enemy within / Robin Peel -- Religious contexts for Sylvia Plath's work / Gail Crowther -- Plath and nature / Richard Kerridge -- Plath and war / Cornelia Pearsall -- Sylvia Plath's journals / Sally Bayley -- Plath's teaching and the shaping of her work / Amanda Golden -- Electroshock therapy and Plath's convulsive poetics / Anita Helle -- Plath's scrapbooks / Peter K. Steinberg -- Beyond letters home : Plath's unabridged correspondence / Karen V. Kukil -- 'A certain minor light' : Sylvia Plath in Brontë country / Sarah Corbett -- Plath in London / Elaine Feinstein -- Plath in Devon : growing words out of isolation / Maeve O'Brien -- An alternative afterlife : Plath's experimental poetics / Gareth Farmer -- British and American editions of Ariel and The bell jar / Elena Rebollo-Cortes -- After Plath : the legacy of influence / Fiona Sampson -- P(l)athography : Sylvia Plath and her biographers / Heather Clark.
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