Harriet

Categories

Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet

Blogroll

Posts Tagged ‘Sylvia Plath’

Sotheby’s to Auction Significant Collection of Sylvia Plath Material November 17, 2014: Poets & Writers points us to a Sotheby’s auction for Sylvia Plath fans: With an estimated value of 150,000—250,000 USD, the lot up for bid as part of the Fine Books & Manuscripts, [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s Birthday and a Look at the Intended Arrangement of Ariel October 30, 2014: “Winter is for women,” wrote Sylvia Plath, who would have been 82 years old this week (the 27th to be exact). In honor of the occasion, a piece at The Atlantic revisits Ariel, with a [...] by

Sylvia Plath Wasn’t Just ‘Queen of Melancholia’ September 2, 2014: The Airship (a cultural purveyor from the friendly skies) has a piece on Sylvia Plath’s non-depression! Gennie Rivieccio notes that Plath “did in fact live a very pleasant life before her [...] by

A Post That Proves We Are Not Ready to Purge Trisha Low July 14, 2014: We’re definitely not ready to stop talking about her literary debut, The Compleat Purge (Kenning, 2013), which has knocked our socks off and Patrick Gaughan’s too, who reviews Trisha [...] by

Collecting Sylvia Plath June 26, 2014: I love the thinginess of things. —Sylvia Plath 1. Black Telephone. Court Green, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes’s manor house. North Tawton, Devon, England. July 9, 1962. Aurelia Plath was visiting [...] by

More Is More: Sylvia Plath’s Letters June 3, 2014: Imagine a Sylvia Plath you’ve never known before. Not a depressed, suicide-obsessed brooder—the stereotype so many people seem to have in mind—but an optimistically driven intellectual (as well [...] by

What the Editors of N+1 are Reading March 19, 2014: Awful lot of writing by women here… good work gang! Keep it up! Just yesterday, at N+1– I finished Janet Malcolm’s The Silent Woman—her biography of Sylvia Plath—four weeks ago, and [...] by

Mary Jo Bang on the ‘Tender youthful sketches’ of Sylvia Plath March 11, 2014: For PN Review 216, Mary Jo Bang considers Faber & Faber’s new publication: Sylvia Plath: Drawings, edited by Frieda Hughes. We are right to be interested in an artist’s early work. In [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s Safe Haven: New York City in 1953 October 30, 2013: Though the format is excruciatingly stylish, we’d recommend attempting to read this story at The Aesthete by Roxane Gay on Sylvia Plath’s life in New York, where she worked in the summer [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s ‘Nick and the Candlestick’ September 25, 2013: Virtuosity, sheer eloquence, in great work has its own meanings: in the best Shakespeare sonnets, as a kind of sexual display or gift to the courted person, with the acrobatic wit amplifying [...] by