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Short Biography about Sylvia Plath | American poet

Short Biography- Sylvia Plath
Short Biography- Sylvia Plath

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Short Biography- Sylvia Plath

 

Short Biography- Sylvia Plath

 

Birth name Sylvia Plath
Born  October 27, 1932
Birthplace Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Penname Victoria Lucas
Notable works The Bell Jar and Ariel
Occupation American poet, novelist, and short-story writer
Period 1960–63
Known for Poet  and writer
Children ·         Frieda Hughes Nicholas Hughes
Books The Bell Jar, Ariel, Journals of Sylvia Plath, MORE
Notable awards Fulbright Scholarship   Glascock Prize
1955 Two Lovers and a Beachcomber by the Real Sea  Pulitzer Prize for Poetry,1982 The Collected Poems
(posthumously)
Genre     Poetry fiction short story
Spouse Ted Hughes (m. 1956)
Language English
Died Place Primrose Hill, London, United Kingdom
Died February 11, 1963 

 

 

Short Biography- Sylvia Plath

 

Sylvia Plath October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. She is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for two of her published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, as well as The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death. In 1981 The Collected Poems were published, which included many previously unpublished works. For this collection Plath was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1982, making her the fourth to receive this honor posthumously.

 

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