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The bell jar
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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
Lexile measure:
1050L
Status:
2 copies, 5 people are on the wait list.
Description

A Special Hardcover Edition to Commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Publication of Sylvia Plath's Remarkable Novel

Sylvia Plath's shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity

Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under--maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational--as accessible an experience as going to the movies. A deep penetration into the darkest and most harrowing corners of the human psyche, The Bell Jar is an extraordinary accomplishment and a haunting American classic.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060174903, 0060837020, 9780060837020, 0060930187, 0553278355, 9780061148514, 0061148512
UPC:
9780060837020
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.2, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
1050

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.
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