One thing the Sylvia Plath 75th Year Symposium taught me is just how far and wide Plath studies extend across this planet. My blog here, with its lists of books by and about Plath grossly under-represents this fact. Therefore, I will start a Plath in translation list, as well as a list of Non-English books about Plath. Please be patient as the list may be slow to develop at first.
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Since I have discovered the importance of resisting apology for displays of pain—my own, in literature, in popular culture—I will try not to. She examines and laments the post-wounded woman. I consider my scars. A handful of white chicken pox scars. What might be mistaken for a large chicken pox scar on my left hip is from a tick I got in the deep woods of southeastern Arkansas.
By Andrew Wilson. Lines in the sand: Poet Sylvia Plath during a beach holiday in , three years before she met Ted Hughes. The drink left her feeling she could almost walk through the air. In fact, as she had been walking to the party she had found herself so inebriated that she kept banging into trees.