Plath is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Aurelia Plath (1907–1994), mother of Sylvia Plath
  • John Plath, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Otto Plath (1885–1940), father of Sylvia Plath and entomologist
  • Sylvia Plath (1932–1963), American poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist
    • Sylvia Plath effect
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Other articles related to "plath":

Electra Complex - Electra in Poetry
... The American poet Sylvia Plath (1932–1963) acknowledged that the poem Daddy (1962) is about a woman, afflicted with an unresolved Electra complex, who conflates her dead ... Her biographers noted a psychologic irony about the life of the poet Plath she knew her father for only eight years, before he died she knew her husband ... In conflating father and husband as one man, Sylvia Plath indicates their emotional equality in her life the unresolved Electra complex ...
Letters Home: Correspondence 1950–1963
... Home is a collection of letters written by Sylvia Plath to her family between her years at college, in 1950, and her death at age 30 ... Sylvia's mother, Aurelia Schober Plath, edited the letters and agreed to have the collection published by Harper Row in 1975 ... Home contains an introduction by Aurelia Plath, who adds bits of commentary and context throughout ...
Sylvia Plath Effect - Sylvia Plath
... Although it has been suggested that Plath did not intend to kill herself, Dr ... Others say that Plath's American doctor had warned her never again to take the anti-depressant drug prescribed by Horder as it was found to worsen her depression, but he supposedly prescribed it ... Plath, on February 11, 1963, was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in her kitchen after thrusting her head in the oven ...
Sylvia Plath Effect
... The Sylvia Plath effect is a term coined by psychologist James C ... This early finding has been dubbed “the Sylvia Plath effect,” and implications and possibilities for future research are discussed ... The effect is named after Sylvia Plath, who committed suicide at the age of 30 after several attempts throughout her life ...
Ariel (book)
... Ariel was the second book of Sylvia Plath's poetry to be published, and was originally published in 1965, two years after her death by suicide ... and characteristically menacing psychic landscapes, marked a dramatic turn from Plath's earlier Colossus poems ... In the 1965 edition of Ariel, Ted Hughes changed Plath's chosen selection and arrangement by dropping twelve poems, adding twelve composed a few months later, and shifting the poems' ordering, in ...

Famous quotes containing the word plath:

    The candle
    Gulps and recovers its small altitude,

    Its yellows heaten.
    —Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    Even the newts are white,

    Those holy Joes.
    And the fish, the fish—
    Christ! they are panes of ice.
    —Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    First, are you our sort of a person?
    Do you wear
    A glass eye, false teeth or a crutch,
    A brace or a hook,
    Rubber breasts or a rubber crotch,

    Stitches to show something’s missing?
    —Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)