Sylvia Plath: The Tragic Poet

An informational page on the life of Sylvia Plath, the famous American poet. (Includes information, pictures, videos, and website links)

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Short Informational:
Sylvia Plath
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Plath in 1957
Born
October 27, 1932
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died
February 11, 1963 (aged 30)
London, England, United Kingdom
Resting place
Heptonstall Church, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Pen name
Victoria Lucas
Occupation
Poet, novelist, and short story writer
Language
English
Nationality
American
Education
B.A. with highest honors
Alma mater
Smith College, Cambridge University
Period
1960–1963
Genres
Autobiography, confessionalism
Literary movement
Confessional poetry
Notable work(s)
The Bell Jar and Ariel
Notable award(s)
Fulbright scholarship
Glascock Prize
1955

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
1982 The Collected Poems

Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
Spouse(s)
Ted Hughes (1956–1963)
Children
Frieda Hughes
Nicholas Hughes

Influences[hide]W. H. Auden, Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke
^Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Plath

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