Plath’s tragic death can make her seem legacy more important than it really is.
LARB wants to know: What is Plath’s legacy?
OH, NOT THIS HAPPY HORSESHIT *AGAIN*
GEE! Was this article written by a man? Bet you half a dollar that it was!
On this day 51 years ago, Sylvia Plath committed suicide at her home in London, England. In 1981, William H. Pritchard wrote an appraisal of Plath’s work in The New Republic on the occasion of the publication of an omnibus edition of her poems.
What do you know! I win fifty cents. Also, the Collected Poems won the 1982 Pulitzer.