The bell jar
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
New York : HarperPerennial, 2005.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
Physical Desc:
244, 22 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 11
Status:
3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Glen Burnie Library - Classic Titles
CLASSICS (P)
Checked Out
Severna Park Library - Classic Titles
CLASSICS (P)
Checked Out
Severna Park Library - Classic Titles
CLASSICS (P)
Checked Out
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0060837020, 9780060837020, 0060930187, 0553278355, 9780061148514, 0061148512
UPC:
9780060837020
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.2, 11 Points

Notes

General Note
Includes biographical information about the author by Lois Ames.
General Note
Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1963.
General Note
This record contains various publishers and/or editions.
Description
The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Plath, S., Ames, L., & McCullough, F. (2005). The bell jar. 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed. New York: HarperPerennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Plath, Sylvia, Lois. Ames and Fran McCullough. 2005. The Bell Jar. New York: HarperPerennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Plath, Sylvia, Lois. Ames and Fran McCullough, The Bell Jar. New York: HarperPerennial, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Plath, Sylvia., Lois Ames, and Fran McCullough. The Bell Jar. 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed. New York: HarperPerennial, 2005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
c028e68c-c51f-c98d-8f02-b8b346cc313a
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last File Modification TimeNov 10, 2019 04:29:46 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeNov 13, 2019 04:10:43 AM

MARC Record

LEADER03672cam a2200685Ia 4500
001a76808
003SIRSI
00520170606122831.0
008050912r20051963nyua   d      000 1 eng  
040 |a TDS|b eng|c TDS|d CNO|d BAKER|d OCLCQ|d VP@|d BTCTA|d GC0|d IXA|d XY4|d YDXCP|d AXJ|d BDX|d OCLCF|d OCLCQ|d OCLCA|d RPS|d DAC|d OCLCO|d KYL|d CNB|d VUE|d MCT|d SEA|d OCLCO|d CNEDM|d OCLCO|d OCL|d OCLCO|d T2S|d OCLCO|d JSU|d A2A
019 |a 429400404|a 951366968|a 965598107|a 968168154|a 971962554|a 972706440|a 987919912
020 |a 0060837020
020 |a 9780060837020|q (pbk.-Perennial) :|c $14.99
020 |a 0060930187|q (pbk.-MM) :|c $13.95
020 |a 0553278355|q (pbk.-MM Bantam) :|c $6.50
020 |a 9780061148514
020 |a 0061148512
0243 |a 9780060837020
035 |a (OCoLC)61486461|z (OCoLC)429400404|z (OCoLC)951366968|z (OCoLC)965598107|z (OCoLC)968168154|z (OCoLC)971962554|z (OCoLC)972706440|z (OCoLC)987919912
050 4|a PS3566.L27|b B4 2005
08204|a 813/.54|2 22
092 |a CLASSICS (P)
049 |a A2AA
1001 |a Plath, Sylvia.
24514|a The bell jar|h [classic] /|c Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; P.S. biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Plath.
250 |a 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
260 |a New York :|b HarperPerennial,|c 2005.
300 |a 244, 22 pages :|b illustrations ;|c 21 cm
336 |a text|b txt|2 rdacontent
337 |a unmediated|b n|2 rdamedia
338 |a volume|b nc|2 rdacarrier
4901 |a Harper Perennial Modern Classics
500 |a Includes biographical information about the author by Lois Ames.
500 |a Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1963.
500 |a This record contains various publishers and/or editions.
520 |a The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.
650 0|a Depression, Mental|v Fiction.
650 0|a Suicidal behavior|v Fiction.
655 7|a Autobiographical fiction.|2 gsafd
655 7|a Autobiographical fiction.|2 lcsh
655 7|a Psychological fiction.|2 lcsh
655 7|a Fiction.|2 lcgft
655 7|a Psychological fiction.|2 lcgft
655 7|a Autobiographical fiction.|2 lcgft
655 7|a Fictional autobiographies.|2 lcgft
7001 |a Ames, Lois.
7001 |a McCullough, Fran,|d 1939-
830 0|a Harper Perennial modern classics.
938 |a Baker & Taylor|b BKTY|c 13.95|d 10.46|i 0060837020|n 0006258691|s active
938 |a Brodart|b BROD|n 03358550|c $13.99
938 |a Baker and Taylor|b BTCP|n bl2006003650
938 |a YBP Library Services|b YANK|n 2205437
994 |a C0|b A2A
927 |a WCO29
927 |a  31 std
930 |a pjd/102107 dcc/01048 (smw)
596 |a 2 3 4 6 7 10 14 16
999 |a CLASSICS (P)|w DEWEY|c 18|i 31997099468746|d 11/7/2019|e 11/7/2019|k CHECKEDOUT|l A-CLASSICS|m NCO|n 26|p $14.99|r M|s Y|t A-CLASSICS|u 6/12/2017|z ADULT
999 |a CLASSICS (P)|w DEWEY|c 32|i 31997099468738|d 11/5/2019|e 11/5/2019|k CHECKEDOUT|l A-CLASSICS|m S-PK|n 24|p $14.99|r M|s Y|t A-CLASSICS|u 6/12/2017|z ADULT
999 |a CLASSICS (P)|w DEWEY|c 33|i 31997099468795|d 11/9/2019|e 11/9/2019|k CHECKEDOUT|l A-CLASSICS|m S-PK|n 29|p $14.99|q 1|r M|s Y|t A-CLASSICS|u 6/12/2017|z ADULT