What is Sylvia Plath best known for?

Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for two of her published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, and The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems.

Similarly, you may ask, what did Sylvia Plath die of?

How did Sylvia Plath become die?

Tragically, in March of 1969, realizing she would never escape from living in Plath's shadow, Assia killed herself and Alexandra in the same way Sylvia had committed her suicide. Ted Hughes later remarried, and served as the Poet Laureate of Britain from 1984 until his death in 1998.

What award did Sylvia Plath win?

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Glascock Prize

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