Sylvia Plath (1932-63) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright fellowship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Other posthumous publications include Ariel, her landmark publication, Crossing the Water, Winter Trees, Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams and The Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962.Présentation de l'éditeur :
A new edition of Sylvia Plath's Pulitzer Prize-winning Collected Poems, edited and with an introduction by Ted Hughes
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Description du livre Faber & Faber. Hardcover. État : Very Good. 0571105734 previous owners name on fep. N° de réf. du libraire BBB0017206
Description du livre Faber & Faber, London, 1981. Cloth. État : Very Good Plus. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good. First Edition. Edited by Ted Hughes, the author's husband, later Poet Laureate, who has provided an Introduction.Bound in blue cloth with silver lettering on spine.351 pages including Notes and an index.Also included is an Appendix containing fifty poems from Sylvia Plath's juvenilia.Some yellowing to page edges and slight fading to a small section of the inner top edge of the rear board, also a fine strip of fading to base of spine, otherwise a very good, sound clean copy in non price-clipped dust-jacket.The bright blue wrapper is somewhat worn at head of spine. It has also become a bit faded and yellowed on the spine and the jacket is just slightly discoloured in the same way on the upper section of the front panel.There is a small closed tear on the bottom edge of the rear panel and slight general edgewear. Apart from detailed points noted, the wrapper is in very good condition overall for its age - and is now in a conservation sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 000554
Description du livre Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1981. Hardcover. État : Good. Etat de la jaquette : Good. Hardcover in good condition. Jacket is scored, scuffed and edge worn, with a few minor nicks. Jacket and hardcover spine heads are lightly bumped. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW. Used. N° de réf. du libraire 449810