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by Sylvia Plath


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Sylvia Plath (1932-63) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. I love Sylvia Plath and this transitional book is amazing.

Sylvia Plath (1932-63) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. However, when I received it in the mail, the pages were practically loose.

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Black lake, black boat, two black, cut-paper people. Where do the black trees go that drink here? Their shadows must cover Canada. With a few exceptions the poems in this book were written during the period between the British publication of The Colossus in 1960 and before the Ariel poems were composed in late 1961.

Also by Sylvia Plath. Other author's books: Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: And Other Prose Writings.

Crossing the Water is a 1971 posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath that was prepared for publication by Ted Hughes. These are transitional poems that were written along with the poems that appear in her poetic opus, Ariel

Crossing the Water is a 1971 posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath that was prepared for publication by Ted Hughes. These are transitional poems that were written along with the poems that appear in her poetic opus, Ariel. The collection was published in the United Kingdom by Faber & Faber (1975) and in the United States by Harper & Row (1976). The poems here, mostly written between 1960 and 1961, tend to dwell on one's state of being in an environment.

This is the first poem in the poetry book of the same name Crossing the Water being a 1971 posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath that Ted Hughes prepared for publication. The collection was published in the UK by Faber & Faber in 1975. S1 – it seems a dark night journey over the wate. verything is blac. nd there is dark mystery in the personification of the numerous trees close to the wate. he setting sounds like New Hampshire, America, perhaps after she was married and there with TH.

Rachel Jacobson (4/29/2005 11:06:00 AM). I've found that sylvia plath makes many references to rooks in her works, and tried to figure out the signifigance. For those who were curious as well, here it is -. Crow/Rook: Crows and rooks symbolize resourcefulness, survival, death, a call to the magick and the mystery around us, the law, the supernatural, the mysteries of creation, shape-shifting, change, harmony, justice, integrity, bad omens, boldness, skill, cunning, prophecy, eloquence and divination. The poems here tend to dwell on one’s state of being in an environment

Black lake, black boat, two black, cut-paper people. Their leaves do not wish us to hurry: They are round and flat and full of dark advice. The spirit of blackness is in us, it is in the fishes. Cold worlds shake from the oar.


Comments: (7)

Zeli
Not the best known of authors but her works really means something.
Too bad we lost her so soon...
This is a MUST READ.
Lonesome Orange Kid
This is probably my favorite collection of Plath poetry, although some of my favorite poems aren't in here (Morning Song is my very favorite). From the time I looked at the cover (dark waves at night, what could be better for the writer who crossed the Atlantic to die by her own hand?) to the last poem in the book, I felt that I was seeing Plath's vision at its most clearly expressed. You can feel the dark weight of her impending collapse, but her head is still above water, so to speak. I also think that it's the book with the least amount of self-pity; she's strongest as a poet and as a person in this collection. This is not to discount Ariel, which contain some of her best poems, but they're like flashes of lightning in a grey sky of self-pity. In Crossing the Water, on the other hand, we get to see the loneliness of the long distance swimmer, sure and strong, who knows she's heading into danger.
Nern
I can really relate to her poetry. Her genius shows in her wonderful poetry.
Faell
It was a horrible book. I ordered the wrong book. I meant to order Crossing the Waters.
Felolune
I really love this book but I love Sylvia Plath :) the book came in great condition and very promptly.
Marelyne
I can't not get enough of Plath. She was certainly way ahead of her time and a true literary genius.
Felhann
I love Sylvia Plath and this transitional book is amazing. However, when I received it in the mail, the pages were practically loose. The glue of the spine was yellow and oozing and once I started reading, the pages fell in my lap.
The product got here much earlier than the estimated date of delivery. It was really nice. The only issue I had, was that it was marked new, and although it was in great condition it had a name written in it. This wouldn't have bothered me except for it was a gift, and I was expecting a brand new book. If I had known it was written in I would have bought something different.
Crossing the water: Transitional poems download epub
Poetry
Author: Sylvia Plath
ISBN: 006013366X
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Harper & Row; [1st U.S. ed.] edition (1971)
Pages: 56 pages