Sylvia Plath


originally published:
Northampton, Mass. : Smith College


  • First Book(1959)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/27/1932
died: 2/11/1963
born as: Sylvia Plath

American poet whose best-known poems are carefully crafted pieces noted for their personal imagery and intense focus. Many concern such themes as alienation, death, and self-destruction. She was little known at the time of her death by suicide, but by the mid-1970s she was considered a major contemporary poet. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of LiteratureA

Collecting tips:

Email us to request a printed copy of our catalog of Sylvia Plath Rare Books and First Editions (or download it via the link as a 2.76 MB pdf file).