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The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar

Author: Sylvia Plath
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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 suicide.

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Beautiful new paperback Faber Firsts edition to commemorate Faber's 80th Anniversary

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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 poetry.

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General Fields

  • : 9780571245642
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : April 2009
  • : 198mm X 126mm X 15mm
  • : books

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  • : Sylvia Plath
  • : Paperback
  • : 80th Birthday ed
  • : 240