Sylvia Plath read by Harriet Walter

Choose from the following list of poems written by Sylvia Plath and performed by Harriet Walter. Each link will take you to a transcript of the poem and an interpretation by a key figure in English Literature.

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Further Resources

Sylvia Plath

Biography of Sylvia Plath

Find out more about the life and work of Sylvia Plath.


About the poems of Sylvia Plath

Josephine Hart explores the connections between the poet’s life and work.


Teachers' notes

Notes and activities for teachers about the poems of Sylvia Plath.