Ariel

Ariel

Sylvia Plath's celebrated collection.

When Sylvia Plath died, she not only left behind a prolific life but also her unpublished literary masterpiece, Ariel. Her husband, Ted Hughes, brought the collection to life in 1966, and its publication garnered worldwide acclaim. This collection showcases the beloved poet’s brilliant, provoking, and always moving poems, including "Ariel" and once again shows why readers have fallen in love with her work throughout the generations.

Title:Ariel
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780060931728
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About Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer.


    Ariel Reviews

  • Paul Bryant

    Inspired by Paul Legault's brilliant idea of translating Emily Dickinson's poems into English, I thought immediately - I have to steal that idea. So here are some of the Ariel poems of Sylvia Plath tr...

  • Manny

    When I was a kid, I loved stories about intrepid explorers who visited places no one had ever seen before, and died heroically in the attempt. I guess Scott of the Antarctic is the canonical example -...

  • Dolors

    Either disturbed by some haunting, otherworldly presence or simply because of the purring birdsong I awake on the early hours of this winter morning and I grab Sylvia Plath’s collection of poems Ari...

  • Duane

    What do I think? I honestly don't know. My favorite poems were Elm, The Moon and the Yew Tree, and Edge. I admit that Sylvia Plath's poetry may be beyond my ability to fullly understand. I have The Co...

  • 7jane

    A collection released two years after her death, written in a grand burst of creativity just before death... I had to get this mainly because of the cover, but I can say that though I have the 'all po...

  • Samadrita

    It probably won't be right to draw comparisons between the Sylvia Plath who wrote Mad Girl's Love Song during her time at Smith's and the Sylvia Plath of Ariel. There's a world of difference between a...

  • Jon(athan) Nakapalau

    Haunting and honest - a scalpel that cuts so deep and quick you don't even feel it. ...

  • Asghar Abbas

    I picked this up last night, wanting to read just one poem, The Moon and the Yew Tree specifically, but I ended up reading all of them, the entire book. I won't pretend to understand what most of her ...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Ariel, Sylvia Plath تاریخ نخستیم خوانش: ماه جولای سال 2000 میلادیعنوان: آریل؛ شاعر: سیلویا پلات؛ مترجم: کاوه بهزادیسیلویا...

  • Steven  Godin

    Stunned.Destroyed.Took the wind out of my sails,and the light out of my eyes.Not wanting to curse but fuck me! could she write! As for "Daddy" what heart crushing despair. ...