This program presents a mix of readings of Sylvia Plath's poetry, excerpts from her novel The Bell Jar, and writings about Plath by others, including Elinor Friedman Klein's "A Friend Recalls Sylvia Plath" (Glamour Magazine, Nov. 1966) and A. Alvarez's book "The Savage God: A Study of Suicide" (New York: Random House, 1972). No intro or outro. Produced by Anita Barrows and Debbie Sweeney.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.