Your Own, Sylvia

Your Own, Sylvia

A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath

Book - 2007
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On a bleak February day in 1963 a young American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprinted itself on the hearts and minds of millions. She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own , Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poems.

With photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience, Your Own, Sylvia is a great curriculum companion to Plath's The Bell Jar and Ariel , a welcoming introduction for newcomers, and an unflinching valentine for the devoted.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2007.
ISBN: 9780375837999
Characteristics: 261 pages ;,22 cm.


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Mar 26, 2017

A fictionalized biography of the tragic life of Sylvia Plath told through Plath-styled poetry and accompanied footnotes. While the story was unique, engaging, and well researched, the poetry was rather mediocre.


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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 13, 2010

A verse portrait of Sylvia Plath, a young American poet who died by her own hand in 1963 and passed into myth. Grade 8 - 12

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