Sylvia Plath

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New York Post
These are history’s hottest messestranscend their prescribed gender roles, there have been stories of epic rises
These are history’s hottest messes
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
transcend their prescribed gender roles, there have been stories of epic rises that end in shame and public embarrassment. Sylvia Plath showed tremendous promise as a writer before she killed herself in 1963. Unlike Winehouse, her most famous work... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Earth’s darkest night skies aren’t truly black at all“All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.” -Sylvia Plath Even on the da
Earth’s darkest night skies aren’t truly black at all
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
“All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.” -Sylvia Plath Even on the darkest night skies from the most pristine locations on Earth, the night sky is never truly dark. Not even if you look away from the plane of the galaxy, on a moonless... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Emma Donoghue Learned From Emily Dickinsonexactly known for her personal happiness and fulfillment. Maybe my mother thoug
What Emma Donoghue Learned From Emily Dickinson
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
exactly known for her personal happiness and fulfillment. Maybe my mother thought it would be like naming me Sylvia, after Sylvia Plath. One of the poems she used to recite to me, “Wild Nights - Wild Nights!”, became very important to me in my... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Fringe reviews: ‘Save yourself. Leave Troy. Found Rome’Mannion broadcast. After this overture, the woman curls herself upright and sp
Dublin Fringe reviews: ‘Save yourself. Leave Troy. Found Rome’
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Mannion broadcast. After this overture, the woman curls herself upright and speaks words drawn from Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath. It’s not entirely clear how the second section relates to the first, but the phrases from Plath’s The Bell Jar... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rutherfordian gets Silver Award for short storythe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have recognized some of America's most ce
Rutherfordian gets Silver Award for short story
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have recognized some of America's most celebrated writers as teenagers including Sylvia Plath, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Kin, Truman Capote and Lena Dunham. Elizabeth Becz is now counted... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Sharon Olds wins $100,000 poetry prizefor most promising young poet. The academy is a nonprofit organization founded
Sharon Olds wins $100,000 poetry prize
WSMV Nashville / Posted 20 days ago
for most promising young poet. The academy is a nonprofit organization founded in 1934. Previous award winners include Sylvia Plath, Robert Pinsky and Mark Strand. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sharon Olds wins $100,000 poetry prizefor most promising young poet. The academy is a nonprofit organization founded
Sharon Olds wins $100,000 poetry prize
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
for most promising young poet. The academy is a nonprofit organization founded in 1934. Previous award winners include Sylvia Plath, Robert Pinsky and Mark Strand. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not... Read more
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Slate
The Campus Debate Over Trigger Warnings Is at an Impasse. Science Can Help.and, perhaps, by preventing us from facing our fears. Researching this piece,
The Campus Debate Over Trigger Warnings Is at an Impasse. Science Can Help.
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
and, perhaps, by preventing us from facing our fears. Researching this piece, I kept mulling over “Mirror,” the spectral Sylvia Plath poem in which a looking glass describes the habits of her nervous owner. “A woman bends over me/ searching my... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Floyd Collins at Front Porch Theatricalsin 1925 is, to say the least, odd, and having a secondary character snake silen
Floyd Collins at Front Porch Theatricals
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 27 days ago
in 1925 is, to say the least, odd, and having a secondary character snake silently through the production like the ghost of Sylvia Plath doesn’t really add anything. But while those aspects aren’t good, they’re not the problem. So much talent, work... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Next to Normal': Musical about mental illness is up-close and intimatethrough a mini-laundry list of cultural references to mental illness (including
'Next to Normal': Musical about mental illness is up-close and intimate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
through a mini-laundry list of cultural references to mental illness (including the strained line "I'm no sociopath, I'm no Sylvia Plath"), that's needed for ballast. "Wish I Were Here," where hospitalized Diana and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Next to Normal' musical about mental illness gets intimate staging at Theater Witthrough a mini-laundry list of cultural references to mental illness (including
'Next to Normal' musical about mental illness gets intimate staging at Theater Wit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
through a mini-laundry list of cultural references to mental illness (including the strained line "I'm no sociopath, I'm no Sylvia Plath"), that's needed for ballast. "Wish I Were Here," where hospitalized Diana and... Read more
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New York Post
This NYC hotel housed some of the world’s most beautiful womenrent as $6.75,” Davis says. Ironically, one of the best-known residents is the
This NYC hotel housed some of the world’s most beautiful women
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
rent as $6.75,” Davis says. Ironically, one of the best-known residents is the one who only lived there for a month. Sylvia Plath resided there during her Mademoiselle guest internship in the summer of 1953 and would immortalize it as The... Read more

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