Sylvia Plath’s short life and intense poetry continue to draw considerable critical and popular attention. Among her more recognizable works are the poetry collection Ariel and the novel The Bell Jar. Her suicide and tumultuous marriage to Ted Hughes, as well as his choices in posthumously publishing some of her work (and not publishing other parts of it) add to the mystery of Plath’s life, and are documented in this updated Bloom's Modern Critical Views title. This book offers readers fresh perspectives on a writer whose highly personal oeuvre continues to fascinate more than 40 years after her tragic death.
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... sons of the Third Reich fathers oscillating between the 'polar extremes of
submission and exertion of power' as the 'defence of experiencing oneself as a
victim' gradually met up with the 'repressed experience of harbouring the
intentions of ...
Plath indicates her submission through the shift from "that woman" in stanza nine
to "girl" in stanza seventeen and through the word "bent," which implies not only
that she turns toward home but that she is bent over in humility as well.
"The Snowman on the Moor" is valuable for its treatment of the relationship
between men and women, particularly in light of the female's submission at the
end, as well as for its effective description of the wintertime West Yorkshire
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The essays, all reprints from monographs of journals, are excellent contributions to Plath scholarship. Hence the high rating. Bloom's continued hypocrisy is unforgivable. I appreciate the fact that ... Leer comentario completo
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