The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar

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`The Bell Jar` is Sylvia Plath's only novel. Renowned for its intensity and outstandingly vivid prose, it broke existing boundaries between fiction and reality and helped to make Plath an enduring feminist icon. It was published under a pseudonym a few weeks before the author's more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 18mm | 199.58g
  • Faber and Faber
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571268862
  • 9780571268863
  • 3,170

About Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for more

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