With this new publication of Sylvia Plath's 'Ariel'; the author's legacy and vision will be re-evaluated in the light of her original working draft.
Upon the publication of her posthumous volume of poetry, Ariel, in the mid-1960s, Sylvia Plath became a household name. Readers may be surprised to learn that the draft of Ariel left behind by Sylvia Plath when she died in 1963 is different from the volume of poetry eventually published to worldwide acclaim.
This facsimile edition restores, for the first time, the selection and arrangement of the poems as Sylvia Plath left them at the point of her death. In addition to the facsimile pages of Sylvia Plath's manuscript, this edition also includes in facsimile the complete working drafts of the title poem 'Ariel' in order to offer a sense of Plath's creative process, as well as notes the author made for the BBC about some of the manuscript's poems.
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Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, children's author, and short story author. She has a best-selling semi - autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar which is now still published because of its high demand.
Sylvia was born in 1932, Massachusetts. She went to Smith College and was awarded a coveted position as a guest editior at Mademoiselle magazine. She then moved on and recieved a Scholarship to Newnham College, Cambridge where she continued to write poetry.
In 1963, Sylvia too her own life. Plath's gravestone in Heptonstall churchyard bears the inscription "Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted," drawn from the Bhagavad Gita.
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