publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2011

Elizabeth Jennings and Sylvia Plath

Dowson, Jane;
Open Access English
  • Published: 17 Mar 2011
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Due to their self-disclosing manner, both Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001) and Sylvia Plath (1932-63) have been labelled ‘confessional’ yet have markedly different life experiences and profiles in literary and popular imaginations. Jennings was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, and educated in Oxford where she lived for the rest of her life. She had a broken engagement then a relationship with a married man but never married or had children. Plath emigrated to Cambridge University from America in 1955 and later lived in Devon with her husband Ted Hughes. Following their separation in 1962, she moved to London and published one volume of poetry before her death. The po...
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free text keywords: confessional poetry, Elizabeth Jennings, Sylvia Plath, Clare Pollard, Performance art, Art history, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2011

Elizabeth Jennings and Sylvia Plath

Dowson, Jane;