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Sylvia Plath reads "The Disquieting Muses." I've also included an introduction Plath gave of the poem. The image is of Plath with her mother and brother.

Dve fotografije para Plat-Hjuz

Dve fotografije para Plat-Hjuz

lovingsylvia: “ Sylvia and Ted “interrupted in a spat,” Chalot Square, London, July 1960 photographed by Hans Beacham for a portfolio of images of British writers “They were sullen. Hughes was.

Fifty years ago today, Sylvia Plath (author of The Bell Jar) committed suicide. May her soul rest in peace.  She did not receive her first obituary until sixteen days after her death. And it said she died of pneumonia. More here: http://burnedshoes.tumblr.com/post/42896300146/rolliemckenna--- PHOTO: © Rollie (Rosalie) Thorne McKenna, 1959

© Rollie (Rosalie) Thorne McKenna, Sylvia Plath (sources: Fifty years ago today, on Feb. Sylvia Plath (author of The Bell Jar) committed suicide. May her soul rest in.

Sylvia Plath feeding deer in Ontario, Canada, 1959

Sylvia Plath feeding a deer, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, July 1959

23 Fitzroy Road, London, where Sylvia Plath committed suicide- London, England

Surprisingly, I had never read the poetry or writings of Sylvia Plath. How I got through high school and college with an English degree and a concentration in literature, without reading any Sylvia Plath, I don't know.

"This is the city of spare parts" Sylvia Plath  ... Sylvia Plath reads "The Stones"

"This is the city of spare parts" Sylvia Plath . Sylvia Plath reads "The Stones"

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

Sylvia Plath Ted Hughes Sylvia “interrupted in a spat,” Chalot Square, London, July Photographed by Hans Beacham

Sylvia Plath

Destined for Greatness: Baby Pictures of Famous Authors

A young (and smiling) Sylvia Plath. There are 15 links of "famous authors as children" photos on this site.

Assia Esther Wevill (Né - Gutmann) - Berlin, Allemagne

Assia Wevill- age 41 Assia Wevill, poet and partner of Ted Hughes, killed herself and their young daughter Shura using a gas oven. She chose the same suicide method as Hughes’ first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath.

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