The Silent Woman by Janet Malcolm
Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes (Vintage)

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From the moment it was first published in The New Yorker, this brilliant work of literary criticism aroused great attention. Janet Malcolm brings her shrewd intelligence to bear on the legend of Sylvia Plath and the wildly productive industry of Plath biographies. Features a new Afterword by Malcolm.
 

About Janet Malcolm

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Janet Malcolm is the author of "The Journalist" "and the Murderer," "The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes," and "Reading Chekhov," among other books. She writes for "The New Yorker" and "The New York Review of Books" and lives in New York City.
 
Published January 16, 2013 by Vintage. 225 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The story of the marriage of poets Sylvia Plath (1933-1963) and Ted Hughes has continued to fascinate readers and biographers since Plath's suicide, as somehow representative of our common lot and yet

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In The Silent Woman, Janet Malcolm allegedly examines the biographies of Sylvia Plath to create a book about Plath’s afterlife.

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