Sylvia Plath - Mary's song
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sabina moscatelli  Identity Verified
Italy
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Mar 30, 2005

Dear all

at the end of April I will be giving my final dissertation (a post degree course). Among other tasks, I have to write a literary commentary to the above mentioned poem.

Does any of you know any interesting websites on this poem? I found some material which doesn't seem too reliable though. Or can you suggest some critical essays on Plath, which I could buy either in Italy or on the Internet?

Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

Sabina


 

Kim Metzger  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Some resources Mar 30, 2005

Hi Sabina, here are some resources I found on the Internet:

Sylvia Plath - Mary's Song

The Sunday lamb cracks in its fat.
The fat
Sacrifices its opacity. . . .

A window, holy gold.
The fire makes it precious,
The same fire

Melting the tallow heretics,
Ousting the Jews.
Their thick palls float

Over the cicatrix of Poland, burnt-out
Germany.
They do not die.

Grey birds obsess my heart,
Mouth-ash, ash of eye.
They settle. On the high

Precipice
That emptied one man into space
The ovens glowed like heavens, incandescent.

It is a heart,
This holocaust I walk in,
O golden child the world will kill and eat.

http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/sylviaplath/7853

Discussions of Mary's Song

http://www.poeticvoices.com/Reviews/9802Plath.html

http://books.guardian.co.uk/departments/generalfiction/story/0,6000,894765,00.html

http://www.iath.virginia.edu/pmc/text-only/issue.598/8.3deshong.txt

http://www.art.man.ac.uk/english/manuscript/plath.htm

http://www.plathonline.com/articles/AL0700.html

Discussions of Sylvia Plath's poetry

http://www.usfca.edu/fac-staff/southerr/throes.html

http://web.archive.org/web/20021217215015/http://www.bath.ac.uk/~exxdgdc/lynx/lynx56.html

http://trashotron.com/agony/columns/2004/04-15-04.htm

Links
http://www.literaryhistory.com/20thC/Plath.htm
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/7773/PlathLinks.html


 

giogi
Local time: 23:52
Try this one... Mar 30, 2005

Dickie, Margaret. "Sylvia Plath's Narrative Strategies". Critical Essays on Sylvia Plath . Ed. Linda W. Wagner. Boston: G. K. Hall & Company, 1984.

It should be available at Amazon .co.uk.
It proves very thought-provoking
Giovanna


 

Marcus Malabad  Identity Verified
Canada
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Sylvia Mar 30, 2005

I also suggest watching Gwyneth Paltrow in the movie "Sylvia".

 


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