BirthdayOctober 27, 1932
BirthplaceWinthrop, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sylvia Plath

    Full name: Sylvia Plath
    Also known as: Sylvia Plath, Plath, Sylvia
    Education: University of Cambridge
    Professions: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Poet, novelist and short story writer

  2. Sylvia Plath Measurements

    Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

  3. Sylvia Plath Death information

    Died: Monday, 11th of February, 1963 (Age: 30)

  4. Sylvia Plath Biography

    Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956; they lived together in the United States and then England, and had two children, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath suffered from depression for much of her adult life, and in 1963 she committed suicide. Controversy continues to surround the events of her life and death, as well as her writing and legacy.Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.

  5. Sylvia Plath Family

    Spouse: Ted Hughes

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