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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - First/First - 1971 - from DK Books (SKU: 000000000111)

The Bell Jar

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The Bell Jar

by Sylvia Plath

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First edition, first Harper & Row printing of Sylvia Plath's seminal work of fiction, THE BELL JAR. Book is encased in plastic. Two small tears on the dust jacket, on the top and bottom left hand corners. A small inscription inside, as noted in the photos.

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The Bell Jar is writer and poet Sylvia Plath's only novel, which was originally published under the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas" in 1963. The novel is semi-autobiographical with the names of places and people changed. The book is often regarded as a roman à clef, with the protagonist's descent into mental illness paralleling Plath's own experiences with what may have been either bipolar disorder or clinical depression. Plath committed suicide a month after its first publication.

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DK Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
000000000111
Title
The Bell Jar
Author
Sylvia Plath
Format/binding
Excellent copy!
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First/First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
United States
Date Published
1971

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