'Two lovers and a beachcomber'. A collection of poems marked 'Newnham College, English tripos, part II', by Sylvia Plath

Description

This is the cover and contents page of the collection of poems that Sylvia Plath submitted for Part II of the Tripos undergraduate examination at Cambridge University, where she was a student between 1955 and 1957. Some of these poems were later included in her first published collection The Colossus (1960).

Several of the poems in ‘Two Lovers and a Beachcomber’, including the title poem, had been previously published in periodicals such as The Atlantic Monthly, The London Magazine, and Mademoiselle. A selection of these early poems was later published as an appendix to Plath’s Collected Poems, edited by Ted Hughes.

Full title:
Alvarez Papers. Vol. cviii. Poems, interviews, etc., by Sylvia Plath; 1951-1971, n.d. Partly French translations.
Created:
undated, Cambridge
Format:
Manuscript / Typescript / Fair copy
Language:
English
Creator:
Sylvia Plath
Usage terms

© Estate of Sylvia Plath. No copying, republication or modification is allowed for material © The Plath Estate. For further use of this material please seek formal permission from the copyright holder.

Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Add MS 88589

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