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Sylvia Plath and the mythology of women readers

Janet Badia

Sylvia Plath and the mythology of women readers

by Janet Badia

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Appreciation,
  • Feminism in literature,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-194) and index.

    StatementJanet Badia
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3566.L27 Z575 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046068M
    ISBN 101558498958, 1558498966
    ISBN 109781558498952, 9781558498969
    LC Control Number2011021552
    OCLC/WorldCa696916096

    Sylvia Plath could alter everyday experiences into Books/ Poems, and make the readers truly connect with the characters and herself. Depression is still an issues and topic of controversy today. The main character in one of Sylvia Plath’s famous works also suffered from the illness. Sylvia Plath was born.   Closing the programme, I asked John Carey how he would place Sylvia Plath in the hierarchy of American women poets (I hope I didn't say 'poetesses') after reading this book. The question was in no.

      Judith Kroll's "Chapters in a Mythology" - groundbreaking when it was published in , and now a classic - is essential reading for anyone interested in Sylvia Plath. It was the first full-scale study of Plath's poetry and proved immensely influential for the flood of Plath scholarship that s: 7. Rollyson offers original reading and interpretation of Plath’s works, her life, and some of the drama that surrounds her afterlife. The real value in this book lies in Rollyson’s use of archival materials, some of which are available to a large audience for the first time. - Peter K. Steinberg, coeditor of The Letters of Sylvia Plath.

      Plath’s only novel, The Bell Jar, recently celebrated its 52nd ing release and succor to disillusioned young men and women everywhere, The Bell Jar has become required reading . In The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath writes about a young woman, Esther Greenwood, experiencing the publishing industry on a summer internship, as well as life in New York City, for the first time. An.


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The essays in Janet Badia's Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers are tightly wound around the central thesis that there is a "reliance of literary and popular culture on the tropes meant to disparage Plath's fans, especially the young women readers among them, as uncritical consumers, as Plath addicts, and even as literary cannibals Cited by: 6.

Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers. In this Book. Additional Information. television series, novels, poems, and countless media reports, Sylvia Plath’s women readers have become nearly as legendary as Plath herself, in large part because the depictions are seldom kind.

If one is to believe the narrative told by literary and. The essays in Janet Badia's Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers are tightly wound around the central thesis that there is a "reliance of literary and popular culture on the tropes meant to disparage Plath's fans, especially the young women readers among them, as uncritical consumers, as Plath addicts, and even as literary cannibals" (2).5/5(2).

In I completed work on an essay, “The ‘Priestess’ and Her ‘Cult’: Plath’s Confessional Poetics and the Mythology of Women Readers,” which later made its way into print in Anita Helle’s collectionThe Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath.¹ Although I had been researching and writing about Plath for several years, this essay marked my first sustained exploration.

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Loving Sylvia Plath is partly about the way that Hughes used his power and influence to market a death-obsessed Plath to the reading public, and how, when this worked, he hoisted the blame for this (mis)perception of Plath onto others, including Plath’s friends and family, and women readers as a whole, as Janet Badia has brilliantly shown in her work.

Sylvia Plath (–63) was an American poet and novelist whose best-known works explore the themes of alienation, death, and self-destruction. Her novel, The Bell Jar, is strongly autobiographical, and her later poems, such as ‘Daddy’ and ‘Lady Lazarus,’ show.

The essays in Janet Badia's Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers are tightly wound around the central thesis that there is a "reliance of literary and popular culture on the tropes meant to disparage Plath's fans, especially the young women readers among them, as uncritical consumers, as Plath addicts, and even as literary cannibals" (2).

Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers exposes our cultural bias against women readers and reveals how the mythology has shaped the production and critical analysis of Plath's works, offering insights on book reviews, film and TV shows alike.

Midwest ReviewAuthor: Janet Badia. Get this from a library. Sylvia Plath and the mythology of women readers. [Janet Badia] -- Depicted in popular films, television series, novels, poems, and countless media reports, Sylvia Plath's women readers have become nearly as legendary as Plath herself, in large part because the.

In her book Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers, scholar Janet Badia writes about “tropes meant to disparage Plath’s fans, especially the young female readers among them, as.

Sylvia Plath, reading her poems in Springfield, MA on April, 18 Sylvia Plath (Octo – Febru ) was an American poet, novelist, and. Though biographical sensation has often diverted attention from her work, Sylvia Plath remains one of the finest lyric poets of the twentieth century, argues Professor Tim Kendall, Academic Director of Arts and Culture at Exeter and author of Sylvia Plath: A Criticalhe recommends the best places to start (or return to) with Plath, from a fresh look at Ariel to illuminating an oft.

Congratulations to Janet Badia, whose book Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers was recently published by University of Massachusetts Press. You can purchase the book from ; UMass Press; ; and you can like it on Facebook. The book looks most promising and I expect to review it on this blog before too long.

Chapters include. She appeared soft, and was known for the way her difficult, emotionally ravaged life bled itself onto the page. But Sylvia Plath was and is powerful, a fact evident in her poems, her autobiographical novel The Bell Jar, and the success of the major motion picture, Sylvia starring Gwenyth Paltrow.

Janet Badia is the author of Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers ( avg rating, 25 ratings, 5 reviews, published ) and Reading Women (4/5. Sylvia Plath ( – ) was a gifted poet who on the surface seemed to have it all: ambition, brains, and beauty.

But she was beset by a lifelong struggle with depression that led to suicide at the age of thirty. Following are some fascinating facts about Sylvia Plath, some known well, others less so, but all contributing to a portrait of this beloved poet’s brief life.

A Great Many Plathitudes: The Doom Myth Of Sylvia Plath Melissa Bradshaw, February 10th, Fifty years after her life abruptly ended, and as fresh furore erupts over a newly-designed cover of her seminal novel The Bell Jar, Melissa Bradshaw responds to the pervading myth of Sylvia Plath as the poet who was doomed to end her life.

Winter Trees is a posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath, published by her husband Ted Hughes. [1] [2] Along with Crossing the Water it provides the remainder of the poems that Plath had written during her state of elevated creativity prior to her suicide.

The voices began to take over the book and to speak to the reader over the biographer’s head. “the myth of Sylvia Plath,” and I was left to follow her or not—it was all the same to her.Drawing on both the high modernist mode of close reading and the postmodern theories of Roland Barthes and Steven Mailloux, Badia examines depictions of Sylvia Plath’s women readers found in.