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Published: 09 December 1999

260 Pages


ISBN: 9780198183730

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Sylvia Plath and the Theatre of Mourning

Christina Britzolakis

Clarendon Press

Oxford English Monographs

  • Offers theoretically-informed, close readings of the poems without indulging in the usual controversy surrounding Plath
  • Argues that Plath developed a theatrical conception of the speaking subject which made the work of mourning inseparable from its performance in language