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Sylvia Plath Inspires Adoration, Scorn

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Sylvia Plath has always been a polarizing figure, a fact underscored by the reaction to editions of her work recently released to mark fifty years since her death.

Are her poems humorless or funny to the point of kitschiness? Was Ted Hughes a “craggy, carnal bogeyman,” or a long-suffering husband “more sinned against than sinning”?

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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“Do not chew on the headphone cords!” — From @electriclit, passive aggressive library signs.

Marc Jacobs is pissing off literary West Villagers by opening a book store.

At The Guardian, Christine Granados has some fightin’ words for Cormac McCarthy and lists other authors she feels write the American southwest better.

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