What is Plath?

  • (noun): United States writer and poet (1932-1963).
    Synonyms: Sylvia Plath


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

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Letters Home: Correspondence 1950–1963
... Letters 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 ... Letters 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 ... Plath, on February 11, 1963, was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in her kitchen after thrusting her head in the oven ...
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 ... 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 for eight years, before she killed herself ... In conflating father and husband as one man, Sylvia Plath indicates their emotional equality in her life the unresolved Electra complex ...
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 ... images and characteristically menacing psychic landscapes, marked a dramatic turn from Plath's earlier Colossus poems. 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 ...
... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word plath:

    If I’ve killed one man, I’ve killed two—
    The vampire who said he was you
    And drank my blood for a year,
    Seven years, if you want to know.
    —Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    The woman is perfected.
    Her dead
    Body wears the smile of accomplishment.
    —Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    The candle
    Gulps and recovers its small altitude,

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