Chapters in a mythology: the poetry of Sylvia Plath

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Harper and Row, 1976 - Literary Criticism - 303 pages
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User Review  - aliform - LibraryThing

This well-considered analysis of underlying themes in Plath's work may be more impelling than many of her biographies. Using Plath's personal religious beliefs, Kroll finds a network of fascinating ideas running throughout her work, giving plenty of examples to back up her theories. Read full review

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This book completely transformed my understanding of Sylvia Plath's poetry. It is so much more than they teach in college. There is an underlying arc in her work that I never fully grasped until reading this book. Read full review

Contents

THE MYTHIC NATURE OF THE POETRY
1
THE STRUCTURE OF THE IMAGERY
14
THE CENTRAL SYMBOL OF THE MOON
21
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