Sylvia Plath. The Bell Jar (1963)
Please see my online lecture notes.
Please consult suggestions for further reading and research.
Points for Discussion
- Text as (oblique) social and political comentary
- Debates about madness in late fifties early sixties
- Women and Madness
- The abject
The Theatre and its Double
The Crisis in Woman’s Identity
- Female Sexuality
- Personal Neurosis or Public Performance?
- The Marilyn Syndrome