Best of the Web
Find her biography and links to her poems on the Academy of American Poets' website.
Plath's poetry is considered to be a part of the Confessional movement, which was marked by very emotional, often autobiographical poetry. You can learn more about the movement here.
This site, made and maintained by Plath scholar Peter K. Steinberg, has lots of information on Plath's life and work, as well as numerous photos.
The University of Illinois provides commentary on a variety of Plath's poetry, as well as biographical information, photos, and an interview.
A New York Times article about Plath's life and Pulitzer Prize-winning Collected Poems in.
A 1962 interview with Sylvia Plath. Plath discusses her poetry and inspiration.
Plath reads one of her most famous poems, "Lady Lazarus."
An NPR All Things Considered episode on Plath.
A 1956 photo of Plath and her husband, fellow poet Ted Hughes.
A portrait Plath painted of herself in the early 1950s.
A classic portrait of the poet.
Plath as a baby with her parents.
Plath's poems, in chronological order. This collection won Plath the Pulitzer Prize.
Plath wrote in journals from the age of twelve until her death at age 30. The Unabridged Journals offer all of Plath's uncensored journal entries for the first time.
Plath's collection of poetry (including "Daddy") that she wrote just prior to her suicide.