"[Her poems] have that exquisite, heart-breaking quality about them that hasmade Sylvia Plath our acknowledged Queen of Sorrows, the spokeswoman for our mostprivate, most helpless nightmares. . . . Her poetry is as deathly as it is impeccable; it enchants us almost as powerfully as it must have enchanted her." --Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times "Sylvia Plath's eye is sharp . . . and her wits responsive to what she sees." --Richard Howard, Poetry ..."The Colossus, which appeared earlier in England to unusual acclaim [was] her first volume to be published in America. Certainly the praise bestowed on her by British critics is warranted; Sylvia Plath is indeed a rare talent and a consummate craftsman...her powerful poems crackle and smolder with energy."--Guy Owen, Books Abroad "She steers clear of feminine charm, deliciousness, gentility, supersensitivity and the act of being a poet. She simply writes good poetry."--Al Alvarez, London Observer "From the Trade Paperback edition.Reseña del editor:
The Colossus was Sylvia Plath's first published volume of poetry.
'She steers clear of feminine charm, deliciousness, gentility, supersensitivity and the act of being poetess. She simply writes good poetry. And she does so with a seriousness that demands only that she be judged equally seriously . . . There is an admirable no-nonsense air about this; the language is bare but vivid and precise, with a concentration that implies a good deal of disturbance with proportionately little fuss.' A. Alvarez in the Observer
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Descripción Faber Paperbacks, 1972. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0571098649
Descripción Faber & Faber, 1972. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110571098649