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The Resource The Bell Jar : A Novel, Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth

The Bell Jar : A Novel, Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth

Label
The Bell Jar : A Novel
Title
The Bell Jar
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, her life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously
Summary
Presents the American poet's semi-autobiographical account of Esther Greenwood, a talented writer who struggles for intimacy and meaning in her artist life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
050186
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plath, Sylvia
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCullough, Fran
  • Ames, Lois
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depression, Mental
  • Women college students
  • Interns
  • Women's periodicals
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Sexism
  • Depression in women
  • Authors
Target audience
adult
Label
The Bell Jar : A Novel, Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21575592
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Fiftieth anniversary edition
Extent
xviii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780060174903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852543159
Label
The Bell Jar : A Novel, Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21575592
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Fiftieth anniversary edition
Extent
xviii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780060174903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852543159

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