Title: The Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962. ...
Publisher: London Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 2000
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket unclipped & near fine.
Edition: 1st Edition, 1st issue.
1st edition. Hardback in dust jacket. 732pp. 25 black & white photographic plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. FINE uninscribed copy in near FINE unclipped dust jacket. This volume also includes the full text of the two journals which Ted Hughes unsealed just before his death in 1998. One dates from August 1957, when Plath returned to Northampton, Massachusetts, to teach English at Smith College It chronicles her struggle to reach the decision to concentrate on a writing life rather than a more affluent, academic career, and the couple's stay in Boston, where they became part of the literary scene centred around Robert Lowell. The second journal begins in December 1958 with Plath's private therapy sessions and ends in November 1959 when Plath and Hughes decided to return to England. PLEASE NOTE: This is a heavy book (over 1 Kg) and may incur extra postage at cost. Please contact bookseller for details.