Die Glasglocke

Die Glasglocke Author Sylvia Plath
ISBN-10 3518393545
Release 1998
Pages 261
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Die Glasglocke

Die Glasglocke Author Sylvia Plath
ISBN-10 OCLC:163739228
Release 1968
Pages 233
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Der Versuch einer seelisch verkapselten 19jährigen Amerikanerin, sich in das Leben zu stürzen, um Erfahrungen zu sammeln, endet mit ihrer Einlieferung in eine psychiatrische Klinik.



Die Suizidgedanken der Hauptfiguren in The Bell Jar von Sylvia Plath und Die Leiden des jungen Werther von Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Die Suizidgedanken der Hauptfiguren in    The Bell Jar    von Sylvia Plath und    Die Leiden des jungen Werther    von Johann Wolfgang Goethe Author Martin Setzkorn
ISBN-10 9783640170005
Release 2008-09-18
Pages 10
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Komparatistik, Note: keine, Universität Rostock, Veranstaltung: Nordamerikanische Literatur, 3 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Sylvia Plath und Johann Wolfgang von Goethe weisen auf den ersten Blick kaum Gemeinsamkeiten auf. Sie lebten in verschiedenen Zeiten und auf unterschiedlichen Kontinenten. Trotzdem versuchten sie beide ein zutiefst menschliches Problem für sich aufzuarbeiten und nutzten dafür ihre literarischen Ausdrucksmöglichkeiten. Es erscheint mir interessant, wie jede bzw. jeder für sich den Suizidgedanken verarbeitet.



The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar Author Sylvia Plath
ISBN-10 9780571248209
Release 2008-11-20
Pages 240
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I was supposed to be having the time of my life. When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther's life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously. The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath's only novel, was originally published in 1963 under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas. The novel is partially based on Plath's own life and descent into mental illness, and has become a modern classic. The Bell Jar has been celebrated for its darkly funny and razor sharp portrait of 1950s society and has sold millions of copies worldwide.



Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author Harold Bloom
ISBN-10 9781604132038
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 175
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An overview of the novel features a biographical sketch of the American author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.



Individuality and Self perception in The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath and The Immoralist by Andre Gide A Comparison

Individuality and Self perception in  The Bell Jar  by Sylvia Plath and  The Immoralist  by Andre Gide  A Comparison Author Rebecca Steltner
ISBN-10 9783638605359
Release 2007-01-31
Pages 6
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Essay from the year 2000 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Comparative Literature, grade: A, University of Kent, course: Ideas in the Arts - Truth in Fiction, 2 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Individuality and self-perception are the main themes of both 'The Bell Jar' by Sylvia Plath and André Gide’s 'The Immoralist'. This is so on at least two levels. Both their stories are presented by an unreliable and probably even biased narrator, who is also the main character Michel in 'The Immoralist' and Esther in 'The Bell Jar'. This may be a remainder of the strong autobiographical character of these works. It is this similarity, which makes it very interesting to compare those novels with regard to the question of how individuality is portrayed and how the characters perceive themselves. Of course, there is not enough room here, to discuss, in what ways those novels reflect their authors and how authentic they are. As these are both works of fiction, we have to be very careful as not to just translate ‘Ester’ as Sylvia and ‘Michel’ as André. We can only say, that on the first level, we have these fictional characters, who have a certain outlook on life and how they fit into the world as they perceive it - and this will be our main concern - but on a ‘meta-level’ we have the authors’ ideas on how we perceive ourselves and what individuality is. I would argue that this is an eperience, which cannot be transgressed it is something personal, that we can never get rid of. So when, Sylvia Plath invents the figure Esther, her perception of herself and the world around her cannot be completely different from her creator’s perspective. But just as it cannot be wholly different it cannot be complete either. What is worked into such fictitious characters are just elements of ourselves and sometimes they can represent earlier stages in our development - earlier selves both of the character and probably also of their authors.



A Study Guide for Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

A Study Guide for Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN-10 9781410335494
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 15
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A Study Guide for Sylvia Plath's "The Bell Jar," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.



The Significance of Maternal Relationships in Sylvia Plath s Novel The Bell Jar

The Significance of Maternal Relationships in Sylvia Plath s Novel  The Bell Jar Author Julia Deitermann
ISBN-10 9783638546300
Release 2006-09-18
Pages 11
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Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: A, San Diego State University, course: Modern American Literature and Culture, 1 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: “It’s quite amazing how I’ve gone around for most of my life as in the rarefied atmosphere under a bell jar.” (Plath, Sylvia: The Bell Jar. New York. Harper Collins Publishers 1996, p. 250) Although uttered by Sylvia Plath, this statement fully applies for the protagonist Esther Greenwood in Plath’s novel The Bell Jar. It exemplifies her feeling of being imprisoned in a world and society she can neither accept nor reject and further reveals the identification of author and protagonist. Both Plath and Esther suffer from living under this sort of glass bell jar which makes it hard for them to breathe and to break free from the regulations of contemporary society. The author Sylvia Plath herself has experienced most of the events in the novel, including psychological disease, depression and suicide attempts. Moreover, most of the characters in The Bell Jar are based on people Plath knew and loved, although she often draws caricatures or uses the device of irony when describing them. Plath’s intention was “to show how isolated a person feels when he is suffering a breakdown” (p.262) but we never completely come to know why this breakdown occurs, which almost leads to her destruction and drives her into madness and the asylum. What we do know, however, is that Esther doubts the traditional way of a woman’s life in the 1950s which means marrying a respectful man, having children and being an obedient housewife. She can hardly decide which way of life to choose and experiences a strong inner conflict between her wish of leading the life of a poet and that of a loving wife and mother. This conflict leads to a fracture in Esther’s inner self, to diminished self-assurance and false made-up selves. Esther’s mother, although seemingly playing a passive role in the novel, has a significant influence on her daughter’s way of thinking, on her doubt of social values and to a certain extent even on her psychological disease which derives from her inner disorder. In the following, I will try to analyze the importance and influence of Esther’s relationship to her mother Mrs. Greenwood in the course of the story. In doing so, I will also examine the meaning of maternal bonds in reference to a couple of further female relationships in the novel. Moreover, I will dwell on Esther’s doubt and partial rejection of social and traditional values of her time, most of which are embodied by her mother. [...]



Depression in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Depression in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author Dedria Bryfonski
ISBN-10 0737758066
Release 2012-01
Pages 164
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Discusses clinical depression through Sylvia Plath's novel, "The Bell Jar."



Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath Author Raychel Haugrud Reiff
ISBN-10 076142962X
Release 2008
Pages 144
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"A biography of writer Sylvia Plath that describes her era, her major works--the novel The bell jar and her poetry--her life, and the legacy of her writing"--Provided by publisher.



Under the Bell Jar

Under the Bell Jar Author Juliane Hanka
ISBN-10 9783640110216
Release 2008-07-23
Pages 27
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Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Dresden Technical University (Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: The 1950s and 1960s in American Literature, 18 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: 1 Introduction Sylvia Plath ended her Life by gassing herself in a stove on February 11th in 1963. This is not the most important fact about the poet and yet the best known detail of her life. Since her death, Plath’s work and her life have been irrevocably interblended. Thus, she is either interpreted as a courageous but suppressed female writer or as a dark and mentally disordered summoner of death. In either case she had been mystified as a kind of tragic hero and some critics continue with this kind of blind “Plathophilia” (Bachner 2008) until today. Although her artistic work is mainly composed of poems, her only novel will be the object for the following interpretation of the protagonist’s alienation in comparison to respective events in the author’s life. Being so closely connected it is impossible to reflect on the novel without factoring her life into the described events of alienation in The Bell Jar. Thus, after introducing the influencing social circumstances of her time, the paper concentrates on Sylvia Plath’s degree of authenticity in her writing. On the basis of these findings, two different stages of the protagonist’s alienation are to be developed and afterwards her ambivalent relation towards the opposite sex is being discussed as a major consequence to her schizoid attitudes towards her desired social status. Finally, the analysis deals with Plath’s strong symbolism, in which the mirror serves as frequent metaphoric means to illustrate estrangement not only from the outside world, but also from her inner self. Another one, the fig-tree, stands for the inability to decide for a certain way of life. Both are crucial problems of the protagonist Esther Greenwood and it is to examine, in how far they reflect on Sylvia Plath’s personal experience. This paper discusses Plath’s alienating processes from a rather feminine perspective as the 1950s common American values exerted huge pressure on every member of society, but mostly on women.



Esther Greenwood s Struggle for Control in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Esther Greenwood s Struggle for Control in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author Mary Cromer
ISBN-10 OCLC:25958557
Release 1991
Pages 86
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Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author Julika Klepp
ISBN-10 OCLC:892951421
Release 2010
Pages 104
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Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath s  The Bell Jar Author Barry Wallenstein
ISBN-10 0671009656
Release 1975
Pages 91
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Study Guide the Bell Jar

Study Guide   the Bell Jar Author BookCaps
ISBN-10 9781621074328
Release 2012-11-01
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The perfect companion to Sylvia Plath', "The Bell Jar," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.



The bell jar a novel of the fifties

The bell jar  a novel of the fifties Author Linda Wagner-Martin
ISBN-10 0805780912
Release 1992-07-01
Pages 114
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Though her life was brief, the American poet and novelist Sylvia Plath (1932-63) exerted a profound influence on contemporary writers, particularly women writers of the sixties and seventies. Just as to her Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry Plath brought a decidedly feminist perspective, so too did she etch in her novel The Bell Jar a disturbing vision of life for young women in America at midcentury. The Bell Jar - based on Plath's own experiences as a student at Smith College, an intern at Mademoiselle, and a young woman battling for her own sanity amid societal mores of the times - was initially published in England under a pseudonym, its American publication stifled for years by the writer's family. When, however, the 1963 novel was finally released to U.S. audiences in 1971, it achieved both critical and popular success, and has since become a classic of feminist literature and a unique vehicle for better appreciating Plath's gifts. It is through a multifaceted lens that Linda Wagner-Martin examines The Bell Jar in this new study. Whereas past critical attention has centered on The Bell Jar as autobiography, Wagner-Martin transcends that approach, looking as well at the novel in its larger context of the social and historical forces shaping women's lives in America during the fifties and sixties. Thus eschewing a simplistic reading of the novel, the author plumbs issues of gender, genre, and narrative voice. Arguing that Plath's troubled personal history was the product of her struggle against contemporary social forces, Wagner-Martin reviews the writer's prior work and inspects earlier, partial versions of the novel; explores Plath's use of humor and sarcasm; traces the writer's representation of patriarchal structures in the novel; and ultimately places the novel squarely in the tradition of works about women at odds with a society dominated by patriarchal values. A brilliantly argued, eminently readable approach to this masterpiece, The Bell Jar: A Novel of the Fifties is certain to be lauded by scholars and students alike.



Life Narrative in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar

Life Narrative in Sylvia Plath s The Bell Jar Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:969719000
Release 2014
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