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The Haunting Of Sylvia Plath

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The Haunting Of Sylvia Plath by Jacqueline Rose
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Since her suicide in 1963 at the age of 30, Sylvia Plath has become a strange icon. This book addresses why this is the case and what this tells us about the way culture picks out important writers. The author argues that without a concept of fantasy we can understand neither Plath's work nor what she has come to represent. She proposes that no writer demonstrates more forcefully than Plath the importance of inner psychic life for the wider sexual and political world. By the author of 'Sexuality in the Field of Vision'.

Author Biography

Jacqueline Rose has written and lectured widely on feminism, psychoanalysis and culture. She is the author of The Case of Peter Pan, or The Impossibility of Children's Fiction, Sexuality in the Field of Vision, Why War? - psychoanalysis, politics and the return to Melanie Klein and States of Fantasy, the 1994 Clarendon Lectures. The Haunting of Sylvia Plath received wide critical acclaim on its publication in 1991. She has a chair in English at Queen Mary University of London. She lives in London.
Release date NZ
August 13th, 2013
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Virago Press Ltd
Pages
304
Dimensions
158x198x20
ISBN-13
9780349004358
Product ID
21565858

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