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Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Words

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This is a biography of the imagination, an inner narrative of Sylvia Plath's life and work. Combining psychoanalytical, feminist, and intertextual methods, Steven Gould Axelrod traces what Roland Barthes has called the body's journey through language. After an introductory look at the roles played by language and silence in Plath's verbal universe, Axelrod explores the way ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1990)
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