Plath Essays; Teaching Plath; Plath Art; Plath Photos

Vol 6 (2013)

Table of Contents

Front Matter PDF


Contributors PDF
William K. Buckley 1-7
Editor's Note PDF
William K. Buckley 8

Special Features

Medicine in Sylvia Plath's October Poems PDF
Tracy Brain 9-26
These Ghostly Archives 5: Reanimating the Past PDF
Gail Crowther, Peter K. Steinberg 27-62
"Light Borrowing" from The New Yorker PDF
David Trinidad 63-74

Essays and Poetry from the Sylvia Plath 2012 Symposium

An Introduction to "The Boston Trio": Sylvia Plath with Robert Lowell and Anne Sexton PDF
Sarah-Jane Burton 75-84
When Ariel Found Mercy Street: The Influence of Anne Sexton on Sylvia Plath's Poetry PDF
Katherine Rose Keenan 85-94
"Something in me said, now, you must see this": Reconciliation of Death and "the empty benches of memory" in Sylvia Plath's "Berck-Plage" PDF
Maeve O'Brien 95-108
"An efficiency, a great beauty": Sylvia Plath's Ariel Titles PDF
Rai Peterson 109-122
"She has folded them back": Incorporation and the Maternal Imagination PDF
Catherine Leigh Reeves 123-140
A Cognitive Metaphor Approach to Analysing Potentially Schema-Refreshing Metaphors in Sylvia Plath's "Lady Lazarus" PDF
Amita J. Sanghvi 141-154
Lilly Library PDF
Susan McMichael 155-157
Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012 PDF
Gabriela Ramirez-Chavez 158


"O love, how did you get here?": The Presence of Questions in Sylvia Plath's Ariel PDF
Chloe Honum 159-168
"A Wind of Such Violence / Will Tolerate no Bystanding": Sylvia Plath, Ariel, and Mental Illness PDF
Matthew Cronin 169-182
A Word with Many Edges: Sylvia Plath's Nomenclature for the Collection Ariel1 PDF
Azadeh Feridounpour 183-214
The Drama of Confession: Orchestration of Emotion and Self-Disclosure in Ariel PDF
Suzanne Richter 215-232
The Courage of Not Shutting Up PDF
Adrianne Kalfopoulou 233-240
The Smoke and Mirrors of "The Couriers" PDF
Julia Gordon-Bramer 241-258
Bee-ing There: The Existential Influence in Sylvia Plath's "Bee Poems" PDF
Ashley McFarland 259-268
Bald Glyphs & Psychic Maps: An Examination of Sylvia Plath's "Sheep in Fog" PDF
Rehan Qayoom 269-276
A Sociological Approach to Death Wish in The Bell Jar PDF
Akhtar Jamal Khan, Bibhudutt Dash 277-286
"Funny and Tender and Not a Desperate Woman:" Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, and Therapeutic Laughter PDF
Andrea Krafft 287-306
Little, Smiling Hooks PDF
Bonnie Bolling 307-318
Refiguring Women: Metaphor, Metonymy, and Identity in Plath's Confessional Poetry PDF
Whitney Naylor-Smith 319-328
The Confession of Love, Loss and Anger in Sylvia Plath's Poetry PDF
Cristina Pipoș 329-334
The "Dead Mother" Effect on a Daughter, Sylvia Plath PDF
Susan E. Schwartz 335-352
The Valor of My Tongue: Plath and Shakespeare PDF
Baron Wormser 353-362
The Right Mind of Sylvia Plath: Magic, Myth and Metamorphosis PDF
Carole Brooks-Platt 363-380
What Sylvia Plath Means to Me: A Memoir PDF
Thomas E. Howard 381-388
Subject Sylvia PDF
Meghan O'Rourke 389-398
from Art and Alchemy: On Creative Writing and Reading PDF
Kate Braverman 399-400

Creative Writing

The Everlasting Monday1 PDF
Megeen R. Mulholland 401-413
Three Poems PDF
Alessandra Bava 414-416
Perdita PDF
Azadeh Feridounpour 417-426
A Bell Jar Lexicon PDF
Anne Gorrick 427
August in Northampton PDF
Jaime Jost 428
Your Lost Pine PDF
Thomas E. Howard 429
The Plath Not Taken PDF
Gabriela Ramirez-Chavez 430


Sylvia Plath’s Eternal Buzz in the Sky PDF
Kristina Zimbakova 431-436
For Sivvy PDF
Tony Cockayne 437-439
Choice PDF
Gabrielle Reeves 440-444


Review of Janet Badia, Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers PDF
Anna Creadick 445-449
Review of Elizabeth Winder, Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 PDF
Katherine Rose Keenan 450-453
Recent Sylvia Plath Biographies PDF
Maeve O'Brien 454-461
Bee-Stung In October PDF
Diann Blakely 462-469


American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath PDF
Carl Rollyson 470
Claiming Sylvia Plath: The Poet as Exemplary Figure PDF
Marianne Egeland 471
Mad Girl's Lovesong: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted
Andrew Wilson 472
Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 PDF
Elizabeth Winder 473