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Lady Lazarus


“Lady Lazarus” is a powerful, angry poem by Sylvia Plath.  It speaks of the rebirth of the outraged female after suffering from male domination.



Call Number for Searching  the Shelves


  • PS3566 .L27



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Bloom, Harold (Ed.). Sylvia Plath. 2001.

                     Call Number: PS3566 .L27 Z914 2001

  • Brain, Tracy. The Other Sylvia Plath. 2001.

                      Call Number: PS3566 .L27 Z5827 2001

  • Brennan, Claire (Ed.). The Poetry of Sylvia Plath. 2001.

                     Call Number: PS3566 .L27 Z835 2001

  • Britzolakis, Christina. Sylvia Plath and the Theatre of Mourning. 1999.

                      Call Number: PS3566 .L27 Z584 1999

  • Kendall, Tim. Sylvia Plath: A Critical Study. 2001.

                     Call Number:  PS3566 .L27 Z747 2001

  • Plath, Sylvia. Poems. 1998.

                      Call Number: PS3566 .L27 A6 1998

  •  Wagner, Linda. Critical Essays on Sylvia Plath. 1984.

                      Call Number: PS3566 .L27 Z63 1984



LINNCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  •  Plath, Sylvia (Subject Keywords)
  • Plath, Sylvia Criticism and Interpretation (Subject Keywords)



Reference Materials


  • Contemporary Literary Criticism. Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 11, pgs. 445-450

o   Vol. 14, pgs. 423-428

o   Vol. 17, pgs. 348-366

o   Vol. 51, pgs. 342-353

o   Vol. 111, pgs. 159-221

  • Critical Survey of Poetry. Call Number: REF PN1021 .C7 2003

o   Vol. 5, pgs. 3024-3025

  • Masterplots II: Poetry Series. Call Number: REF PN1110.5 .M37 2002

o   Vol. 4, pgs. 2127-2130

  •  Poetry Criticism. Call Number: REF PN1010 .P6

o   Vol. 1, pgs. 382-414

o   Vol. 37, pgs. 196-198, 232-268

  • World Poets. Call Number: REF PN1021 .W67 2000

o   Vol. 2, pgs. 311-321



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