File Details

Call Number: MS Hobsbaum BP/5
Title: Sylvia Plath
Date of Creation: Between 1951 and 2004
Place of Creation: Various
Level of Description: File
Part of MS Hobsbaum B
See associated File
Extent: 3 boxes
Content: Press cuttings and photocopies of press cuttings, including obituaries (1951-2004); Anne Stevenson's biography of Sylvia Plath; posthumous publications; Ted Hughes (1968-2001); Frieda Hughes (1993-2000); 'The Listener', Vol. 86, No. 2226, 25 November 1971; 'A Murderous Art?' from 'A886 - Critical Quarterly - 40', by Edward Lucie-Smith; 'New Statesman', 1st October 1971; photocopies of typescript poems and other writing, including addresses for Sylvia Plath, with requests for copies; folder of press cuttings, featuring obituaries of various people (2004); letter sent by Philip Hobsbaum to a researcher (1989); letter sent by Philip Hobsbaum to Trevor Thomas (1989); photocopy of 'Sylvia Plath' from 'Seduction and Betrayal' by Elizabeth Hardwick; photocopy of 'A New Tradition? The Poetry of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton and Adrienne Rich. A Study of Feminism and Poetry' by Janice Markey (up to page 100); photocopy of 'Bumblebees and Their Ways' by Otto Emil Plath, pages 15-33; invitation to preview of 'Kinetic Kolor' by Trevor Thomas (1990); photocopies of '"A Poet of Eyesight" A Conversation with Michael Waters'; '"Accumulating Observations" A Conversation with Stephen Dunn'; '"Embattled Celebration" A Conversation with Philip Schultz'; '"The Oracle in the World of Experience" A Conversation with Carl Dennis'; '"The Underside of the Story" A Conversation with Rita Dove'; '"Metaphysics of the Quotidian" A Conversation with Charles Wright'; all from 'The Poet - Confessions: Conversations with American Poets of the Eighties' (1989); note cards with manuscript notes by Philip Hobsbaum; photocopy of 'Fuelling the Phoenix Fire: The Manuscripts of Sylvia Plath's "Lady Lazarus"' by Susan Van Dyne, from Massachusetts Review, no. 24, Summer 1983; photocopy of 'Plath's "Daddy"' by K. G. Srivastava, in The Explicator, Vol. 50,No. 2, Winter 1992; photocopy of 'Epilogue: Sylvia Plath' from 'Manic Power, Robert Lowell and his Circle' by Jeffrey Meyers; photocopy of 'The Temptation of Giant Despair' by Philip Hobsbaum, from 'The Hudson Review'; photocopy of 'The Art of Suicide' by A Alvarez, from 'Partisan Review'; bundle of typescript poems and excerpts from other writing, by various authors including Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, including heavy manuscript annotation, pages of manuscript notes, and note cards with manuscript lists in categories; paying in slip of Clydesdale Bank PLC, signed by Philip Hobsbaum (1989); print-out from the internet of 'Poetic Justice' by Peter Porter, from The Age website (2001); print-out of 'The Death of Assia G', by Yehuda Amichai; print-out from the internet of 'Haunted by the ghost of love', by Eliat Negev, from The Guardian website (1999); Some duplicates.
Access: Cataloguing in process, advance notice required.
Language: English
Repository Code: GB 0247
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