Book Club Of The Air: Ariel By Sylviaplath

GUESTS: Eavan Boland Professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing Program, Stanford University Poet Enid Mark Close friend of Sylvia Plath from Smith College To commemorate National Poetry Month, the April Book Club of the Air selection is Ariel, by Sylvia Plath. Some say Plath wrote her greatest poems in the last months of her life. Ariel, released after her death in 1963, is a collection of poetry hailed by critics for its vivid imagery and harsh brilliance. Join host Ray Suarez for a discussion about the enduring impact of Sylvia Plath's Ariel .



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