by Sylvia Plath
This is an awesome intro to her life and work.
Check out this super-duper-comprehensive collection of Plath-y material from the good folks from Modern American Poetry.
Still not satisfied? Then dig deeper here, gang.
Grab some popcorn, kick back, and check out this full documentary on Sylvia.
We're not gonna lie: this recording chills us to our bones.
Also from the collection Ariel.
How do you feel about the songwriter's representation of the poet?
Here she is, flashing a reluctant smile.
We don't get to see this side of her too often.
Here's an 1897 painting by John Collier.
Articles and Interviews
Go ahead. Delve deep into the mind of Ms. Plath.
This article examines some lines that Plath wrote not long before she committed suicide.
Read one. Then read them all.
Here's where "Ariel" first galloped into print.
Check out the poem in original manuscript form.
Here's Plath's awesome novel. Spoiler alert: it's depressing.
Movies and TV
Check out this biopic featuring Gwyneth Paltrow as Sylvia.
Here's a film version of Plath's heartbreaking novel.