Publisher description for Bitter fame : a life of Sylvia Plath / Anne Stevenson ; with additional material by Lucas Myers, Dido Merwin, and Richard Murphy.


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In this authoritative and controversial biography, Stevenson charts the ways in which Sylvia Plath created her own legend--one at odds with the posthumous myth that has grown up around her. It is "the most genuinely feminist account of Plath's life yet: one in which Plath herself is held to be responsible for her own life, her own death" (Washington Post Book World). (A Mariner Reissue)


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Plath, Sylvia.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.