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Apprehensions (1971)
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Journal entry from July 1950 – 1953, page 63 of the original, page 55 of the collection - The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)
Sylvia Plath
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1950 entry, quoted in Kate Moses, The Real Sylvia Plath, Salon.com (2000-06-01) - The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)
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Draft of letter to Richard Sassoon (1950-02-19) - The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)
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As quoted in: "The Art of Sylvia Plath: A Symposium" (Indiana University Press, 1971) by Charles Newman, p. 168
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Draft of letter to Richard Sassoon (December 1955), quoted in Joyce Carol Oates, Raising Lady Lazarus, The New York Times (2000-11-05) - The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)
Sylvia Plath
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Draft of letter to Richard Sassoon (1956-03-01) - The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)


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Born: October 27, 1932

Died: February 11, 1963 (aged 30)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, novelist

Bio: Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College, Cambridge before receiving acclaim as a professional poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956 and they lived together first in the United States and then England, having two children together: Frieda and Nicholas.

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