Many of the poems in Ariel were written in an extraordinary burst of creativity just before Sylvia Plath's death in 1963. It is the volume on which her reputation as one of the most original, daring and gifted poets of the twentieth century rests.
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Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Ariel (Poetry Classics) by Sylvia Plath
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Faber & Faber
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