Actresses Sondra Lowell, Jay MacIntosh, Juliana McCarthy, Constance Pfeiffer, Judith Roberts, Joanne Strauss, and Sherry Tyler read examples of the work of writer and poet Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963), who committed suicide at age 30. Actress Dorothy Dells reads the profile by Elizabeth Hardwick from the New York Review of Books which includes an analysis of the prose and poetry of Plath. Produced and directed by Constance Pfeiffer.
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.