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by Sylvia Plath

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"A Celebration, this is"

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.

Plath on Poets.org

A brief biography about Sylvia Plath, plus several of her most famous poems.

Plath on Modern American Poetry

The University of Illinois provides commentary on a variety of Plath's poetry, as well as biographical information, photos, and an interview.


A clip from the movie Sylvia, a dramatization of Plath's life, starring Gwyneth Paltrow.


Interview with Plath

A 1962 interview with Sylvia Plath. Plath discusses her poetry and inspiration.

"Lady Lazarus"

Plath reads one of her most famous poems, "Lady Lazarus."


Plath and Hughes

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.


Sylvia, 2003
A dramatization of Plath's life, starring Gwyneth Paltrow as Plath and Daniel Craig as Ted Hughes.


Plath's Journals
An article exploring Plath's recently released journals, her life, and her death.


The Collected Poems

Plath's poems, in chronological order. This collection won Plath the Pulitzer Prize.

The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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.

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