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The Bell Jar

Tells the story of a gifted young woman's mental breakdown beginning during a summer internship as a junior editor at a magazine in New York City in the early 1950s.

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  • "Chronicles th crack-up Esther Greenwood, brilliant, beautiful, talented, and slowly going under."
  • "This is the heartbreaking story of a talented young woman, Esther Greenwood, a bright and ambitious student at Smith College who begins to experience a mental breakdown while interning for a fashion magazine in New York. The plot parallels Plath's experience interning at Mademoiselle magazine and subsequent mental breakdown and suicide attempt."
  • "During a sultry summer in New York, Esther Greenwood works as a junior editor on Mademoiselle, quarrels with her mother and boyfriend and becomes aware of her descent into madness."
  • "Tells the story of a gifted young woman's mental breakdown beginning during a summer internship as a junior editor at a magazine in New York City in the early 1950s."@en
  • "An autobiographical novel of Esther Greenwood, a brilliant and talented young woman, who goes to New York to work on the college-editorial board of a fashion magazine and begins a descent into mental illness."
  • "An autobiographical novel of Esther Greenwood, a brilliant and talented young woman, who goes to New York to work on the college-editorial board of a fashion magazine and begins a descent into mental illness."@en
  • "Autobiografisch getinte roman over een jonge vrouw, die in New York langzaam te gronde gaat."
  • "This extraordinary work--echoing Plath's own experiences as a rising writer/editor in the early 1950s--chronicles the nervous breakdown of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time."@en
  • "This extraordinary work--echoing Plath's own experiences as a rising writer/editor in the early 1950s--chronicles the nervous breakdown of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time."
  • "Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter."@en
  • "Autobiographical novel about an ambitious and brilliant young woman's search for values, and her eventual breakdown."
  • "This extraordinary work--echoing Plath's own experiences as a rising writer/editor in the early 1950s--chronicles the nervous breakdown of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last ti."
  • ""Chronicles the mental breakdown of Esther Greenwood -- a brilliant, beautiful, talented, and successful young woman." "Esther Greenwood, having spent what should have been a glorious summer as guest editor for a young woman's magazine, came home from New York, had a nervous breakdown, and tried to commit suicide. Through months of therapy, Esther kept her rationality, if not her sanity. In telling the story of Esther Plath thinly disguised her own experience with attempted suicide and spent time in an institution." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 3rd edition."@en
  • "Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum."
  • "Chronicles the crackup of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful -- but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time. Step by careful step, Sylvia Plath takes us with Esther through a painful month in New York as a contest-winning junior editor on a magazine, her increasingly strained relationships with her mother, and with the boy she dated in college, and eventually, devastatingly, into the madness itself."
  • "Chronicles the crackup of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful -- but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time. Step by careful step, Sylvia Plath takes us with Esther through a painful month in New York as a contest-winning junior editor on a magazine, her increasingly strained relationships with her mother, and with the boy she dated in college, and eventually, devastatingly, into the madness itself."@en
  • "Follows step-by-step for one month as Esther Greenwood's strained relations with her mother and her boyfriend leads her to a mental breakdown."@en
  • "Madness of the world and the world of madness."@en
  • "'I was supposed to be having the time of my life.' When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther's life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously."@en
  • "'I was supposed to be having the time of my life.' When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther's life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously."
  • "Terugblik van een jonge vrouw op een crisisperiode die zij op 19-jarige leeftijd doormaakte en waarin zij ingrijpende psychiatrische behandelingen moest ondergaan."
  • "When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, her life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously."
  • "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."
  • "Esther Greenwood, a talented college student, finds herself estranged from her family and resigned to a conventional lifestyle and descends into depression and mental illness."
  • "Esther Greenwood, a talented college student, finds herself estranged from her family and resigned to a conventional lifestyle and descends into depression and mental illness."@en
  • "Chronicles the crackup of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time. Step by careful step, the author takes us with Esther through a painful month in New York as a contest-winning junior editor on a magazine, her increasingly strained relationships with her mother, and with the boy she dated in college, and eventually, devastatingly, into the madness itself."@en
  • "The Bell Jar is a classic of American literature, with over two million copies sold in this country. This extraordinary work chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful - but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time. Step by careful step, Sylvia Plath takes us with Esther through a painful month in New York as a contest-winning junior editor on a magazine, her increasingly strained relationships with her mother and the boy she dated in college, and eventually, devastatingly, into the madness itself. The reader is drawn into her breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies."@en
  • "This book chronicles the breakdown of the brilliant, beautiful, and successful Esther Greenwood, a woman slowly going under - perhaps for the last time."
  • "This novel--echoing Plath's own experiences as a rising writer/editor in the early 1950s--chronicles the nervous breakdown of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time."
  • "Literature Online includes the KnowledgeNotes student guides, a unique collection of critical introductions to major literary works. These high-quality, peer-reviewed academic resources are tailored to the needs of literature students and serve as a complement to the guidance provided by lecturers and seminar teachers."
  • "When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther's life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously. The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath's only novel, was originally published in 1963 under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas. The novel is partially based on Plath's own life and has become a modern classic. The Bell Jar has been celebrated for its darkly funny and a razor sharp portrait of 1950s society and has sold millions of copies worldwide."
  • "An autobiographical account of Sylvia Plath's own mental breakdown and suicide attempt, this is more than a confessional novel, it's a comic but painful statement of what happens to a woman's aspirations in a society that refuses to take them seriously."@en
  • "Esther, scholarship winning college graduate, is in New York working on a fashion magazine. But all she can think about is the impending execution of the Rosenbergs. The novel follows her psychic descent into "the bell jar" as she suffers a nervous breakdown, and then follows the long, hard road to recovery."@en

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