by Sylvia Plath
This site has lots of great snippets from top critics on The Colossus.
Find her biography and links to her poems on the Academy of American Poets' website.
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.
Learn all about Sylvia in this flick.
Here's a very… interesting interpretation of the poem.
Hear one reader's interpretation.
Listen to the poet herself read this poem.
Here's a 1956 photo of Plath and her husband, fellow poet Ted Hughes.
Check out a portrait Plath painted of herself in the early 1950s.
Here's a classic portrait of the poet.
Articles and Interviews
This is a New York Times article about Plath's life and Pulitzer Prize-winning Collected Poems.
Behold: 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.
Check out the collection where the poem was originally published.
Movies & TV
Gwyneth Paltrow plays Sylvia Plath to Daniel Craig's Ted Hughes in this recent movie.