AUTHOR | SYLVIA PLATH



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Sylvia Plath | Poet, novelist, short story writer



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Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956. they lived together in the United States and then the United Kingdom, and had two children, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath was clinically depressed for most of her adult life. She died by suicide in 1963.
Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems, and Ariel. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.


Born: 1932-10-27

Born in: Boston, Massachusetts, US

Died: 1963-02-11







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Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.

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Oh, something is there, waiting for me. Perhaps some...

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