Images of distant objectivity are chosen as pivots for the most intimate meditations, physical and personal.
Even so, as a first collection of poetry it is impressive and certainly required reading for anyone wishing to understand the development of her work.
These earlier works do have a more formal structure than the later works, but they are still in line with the less rigid style of the 1950s.
A good collection of her work. Probably the best book of poems she wrote.Published 1 month ago by John T. Ryan
What can I say, there is just not enough of Sylvia Plath in the world.
Plath was the most extreme, deeply and harshly honest writer that I have ever read. Read more
I could never thoroughly express my gratitude to miss plath for bringing such words and works into my life. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sylvia Nox
It is a great book. Unfortunately my English knowledge is not enough for reading this work. I hope to read it later when I will have learned better English.Published 8 months ago by Enrique B.
I started reading Sylvia's work in my literature class in school (ugh, 20ish years ago!) and her words have stayed with me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Professor Cake
I found "Bell Jar" quite interesting and insightful. However, her poetry I find very disturbing and not very enlightening. Read morePublished 13 months ago by James Sibley
I saw the movie of her life and it intrigued me so I decided to order the book. I found the poetry to be a bit depressing, but she suffered from clinical depression I believe. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michelle