The bell jar : a novel (Book, 2013) [Macalester College]
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The bell jar : a novel

The bell jar : a novel

Author: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2013 ©1971
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 50th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realize 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 spiraling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Psychological fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Plath
ISBN: 0060174900 9780060174903 9780061148514 0061148512
OCLC Number: 1107849311
Notes: "25th Anniversary edition publisher 1996. Reissued as the 50th Anniversary edition in 2013." --verso page.
Description: xviii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Plath.

Abstract:

When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realize 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 spiraling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously.
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