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'An insult to women everywhere' - Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar gets a 'chick lit' makeover

'An insult to women everywhere' - Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar gets a 'chick lit' makeover | Sylvia Plath | Scoop.it

"The Bell Jar is a searing semi-autobiographical look at Sylvia Plath’s struggle with mental illness. But its publishers Faber seem to want to attract a new readership for the troubled poet who died with her head in an oven in 1963. The 50th anniversary edition of her cult first novel, published shortly before her death, has been repackaged as “chick lit” according to a host of appalled readers."


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How Sylvia Plath Wrote The Bell Jar

How Sylvia Plath Wrote The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath | Scoop.it
Known by most for The Bell Jar--and her depression--Sylvia Plath was a prolific and productive writer. She was also an early advocate of leaning in. Here, a look at how she worked.
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