Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study” as Want to Read:
Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This is the first study devoted to Sylvia Plath's fiction. Plath wrote fiction throughout her life, in a wide variety of genres, including women's magazine romances, New Yorker stories, comedy, social criticism, autobiography, teenage fiction and science fiction. She wrote novels before and after The Bell Jar. Discussing all these novels and stories, and based on research ...more
Hardcover, 213 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Edinburgh University Press (first published July 6th 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Sylvia Plath's Fiction, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Sylvia Plath's Fiction

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-20)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jamie
Nov 18, 2010 Jamie rated it liked it
Ferretter makes the rather bold claim in his introduction that this will be the "comprehensive study" of Plath's fiction, a thread of criticism he finds sorely lacking. Though I can agree that the study is comprehensive, I'd call it more of a jumping off point than an end result. More a catalogue than a book of criticism, Ferretter's strength lies in his attentive and exhaustive research than in his analysis. He contextualizes Plath's fiction incredibly well, and offers a number of wonderful ...more
Moira Russell
Some goddamn day, I will learn to check these kinds of books out of the library. That day did not materialize any time last year.
Maeve O'Brien
Maeve O'Brien rated it it was amazing
Dec 02, 2012
kathrine kittelsen
kathrine kittelsen rated it it was ok
Jun 14, 2016
Ashleigh Wilson
Ashleigh Wilson rated it really liked it
Feb 10, 2014
Danielle
Danielle rated it it was ok
Apr 02, 2014
Inna
Inna marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2009
Allyson
Allyson marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2010
Molly
Molly added it
Nov 14, 2010
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
May 24, 2011
Allison
Allison marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2011
Lindsay
Lindsay marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2012
Amber
Amber marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2012
Shibilly
Shibilly is currently reading it
Feb 10, 2013
Lakulin
Lakulin marked it as to-read
Aug 31, 2013
Taryn
Taryn marked it as to-read
Jul 11, 2015
Dorottya Tamás
Dorottya Tamás marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2016
Patrik Kondáš
Patrik Kondáš is currently reading it
Sep 04, 2016
anolta
anolta marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book