For a Fatherless Son
- The life after death of Sylvia Plath. Whittington-Egan, Richard // Contemporary Review;May98, Vol. 272 Issue 1588, p238
Focuses on the life of poet Sylvia Plath. Concerns over the poets mental health; Background information on Plath; Review of literary works produced by Plath.
- Occultism as source and symptom in Sylvia Plath's `Dialogue over a Ouija Board.' Materer, T. // Twentieth Century Literature;Summer91, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p131
Reveals a study of occultism in Sylvia Plath's writing, and links it to her attempt to find `new Holy Ground' or as a symptom of her mental disturbance. Plath's direct attack at Christianity while searching for a religious stance of her own; Her wholesale rejection of the past; Mythic...
- The big strip tease: Female bodies and male power in the poetry of Sylvia Plath. Lant, Kathleen Margar // Contemporary Literature;Winter93, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p620
Discusses the use of themes of nakedness and male power in the poetry of Sylvia Plath. Confessional poets; Background on Sylvia Plath's personal life; Figurative nakedness; Analysis of Plath's poetry; `A Birthday Present'; `Ariel'; Excerpts.
- `The boot in the face': The problem of the Holocaust in the poetry of Sylvia Plath. Strangeways, Al // Contemporary Literature;Fall96, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p370
Analyzes the poetry of Sylvia Plath. Perceived egoism of Plath's deployment of the Holocaust in her poems; Lack of critical attention to the link between Plath's political concerns and the Holocaust; Problem of Plath's utilization of the Holocaust.
- On Sylvia Plath. Hughes, Ted // Raritan;Fall94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1
Comments on the works of writer Sylvia Plath. Ambition to write a novel as theme of Plath's early works; Criticism of the novel `The Bell Jar'; Preoccupation with the concept of rebirth; Criticism of selected poems; Levels of symbolism in Plath's works.
- POET IN TRAINING. Pollitt, Katha // Atlantic (02769077);May82, Vol. 249 Issue 5, p102
Interprets the journals of poet, Sylvia Plath. Ideas for stories, novels and poems; Views about the aspects of American domesticity; Family background; Personal stories.
- BIBLIOGRAPHY. // Art of Dying: Suicide in the Works of Kate Chopin & Sylvia Plath;2006, p99
The sources cited within this issue are presented including "An Analysis of Sylvia Plath's 'Edge'," by Shanta Acharya, "Women and Death: Linkages in Western Thought and Literature," by Beth Ann Bassein, and "The Awakening," by Kate Chopin.
- Sylvia Plath and I. Gates, Linda // Plath Profiles;Fall2012 Supplement, Vol. 5, p106
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's close encounter with poet Sylvia Plath, who committed suicide the day before the author arrived in England and her experience of knowing Plath through her literary works.
- "Nothin' Says Lovin' Like a Poet in the Oven": A History of the Sylvia Plath Bake-Off. Rice, Cheryl A. // Plath Profiles;Fall2012 Supplement, Vol. 5, p113
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience on how she started setting up the Sylvia Plath Bake-Off, an annual event to honor poet Slyvia Plath's memory and how she witnessed the event's changes through time.