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SYLVIA PLATH

Sylvia Plath in love: A mesmerising portrait of the tragic poet as a young, sexually uninhibited sun-loving party girl - told by the lovers she discarded for Ted Hughes

On February a Sylvia Plath met Ted Hughes and her world changed forever. But before they met, there were a long list of others for Sylvia.

Fifty years ago today, Sylvia Plath (author of The Bell Jar) committed suicide. May her soul rest in peace.  She did not receive her first obituary until sixteen days after her death. And it said she died of pneumonia. More here: http://burnedshoes.tumblr.com/post/42896300146/rolliemckenna--- PHOTO: © Rollie (Rosalie) Thorne McKenna, 1959

© Rollie (Rosalie) Thorne McKenna, Sylvia Plath (sources: Fifty years ago today, on Feb. Sylvia Plath (author of The Bell Jar) committed suicide. May her soul rest in.

Virginia Woolf - elegant in a very simple way

Virginia Woolf: The Morley College Teacher

The great Writer Virginia Woolf in 1902 - Photo taken by George Charles Beresford -

F. Scott Fitzgerald as a young man - @~ Mlle  CURIOUSLY looks like Toby Maguire.

Fitzgerald wrote many short stories before publishing his finest novel, The Great Gatsby. Out of his collections of short stories, “The Rich Boy” is one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s best pieces.

Mikhail Bulgakov -   Russian writer, physician and playwright active in the first half of the 20th century.

Mikhail Bulgakov was a Soviet Russian writer and playwright active in the first half of the century. He is best known for his novel The Master and Margarita, which The Times of London has called one of the masterpieces of the century.

Dr. Ray Charles Wunderlich Jr. shares some time with poet Sylvia Plath, whom he was dating, in about 1953.

shares some time with poet Sylvia Plath, whom he was dating, in about

anne sexton with her dalmatian

Only my books anoint me, and a few friends, those who reach into my veins

Sylvia Plath

--- Original caption: Photo shows author Sylvia Plath seated in front of a bookshelf. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Sylvia Plath feeding deer in Ontario, Canada, 1959

Sylvia Plath feeding a deer, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, July 1959

[blog post] On 24 February 1951, Sylvia Plath wrote a postcard home to her mother from Haven House at Smith College about seeing a cartoon about her posted on the community bulletin board in College Hall.

Sylvia Plath attended Smith College, where her dedication to writing grew so all-consuming that it was immortalized in a cartoon pinned to the College Hall Bulletin Board, which read under the caption “Teen-age Triumphs.

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