Works about Silvia Plath

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1932/10/27 Sylvia Plath is born to Aurelia and Otto Plath in the Jennie B Robinson Memorial building, Mass Homeopathic Hospital, Harrison Ave (at E Concord St) in Boston. Now part of the University Medical Center. Born Robinson Building, Boston Med Boston
1942/00/00 Aurelia Plath moves her children and her parents to 26 Elmwood Road, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Hometown Silvia Plath Residence Wellesley
1944/09/00 Silvia Plath enters Alice L Philips Junior High School at 324 Washington St. Education Intermediate Building Wellesley
1947/06/00 Silvia Plath graduates from Alice L Philips Junior High School. Education Intermediate Building Wellesley
1947/09/00 Plath attends Wellesley High School at 50 Rice Street, Wellesley, 1947 to 1950. Formerly known as Gamaliel Bradford Senior High School, it was razed in February 2012. Education
1949/06/00 June - July, Silvia Plath attends a Unitarian Conferences at the Oceanic Hotel on New Hampshire's Star Island. Faith Oceanic Hotel on Star Island Isles of Shoals
1950/07/00 During the summer of 1950, Sylvia Plath works at Lookout Farm, 89 Pleasant St, South Natick, Massachusetts. Work South Natick Massachusetts
1953/05/31 Laurie Totten, a junior at Syracuse University and fellow Mademoiselle guest editor, and Sylvia Plath arrive at Grand Central station. Traveler Grand Central Terminal New York City
1953/05/31 A yellow cab honking its way through the glass and steel canyons of Manhattan, takes Laurie Totten and Sylvia Plath to the Barbizon, a women-only hotel on the corner of Lexington Ave and 63rd St. Home Barbizon Hotel for Women New York City
1953/06/00 Sylvia Plath begins a 20 month-long position of guest editor at Mademoiselle. On the morning of her first day, Plath meets magazine's editor, Betsy Talbot Blackwell, in the magazine's dark-green and pink conference room. Work The Bell Jar
1953/06/10 Mademoiselle guest editors attend a party at the terrace room of the St Regis Hotel. Sylvia enjoys the music from two alternating bands, a dinner of shrimp, chicken, salad and parfait and being whisked on to the dance floor with a daiquiri in her hand. Party Guest St Regis Hotel, NYC New York City Daiquiri
1953/08/24 Sylvia Plath crawls under her house and swallows a bottle of her mother's sleeping pills. Health Silvia Plath Residence Wellesley
1953/08/26 Found three days later, Sylvia Plath is admitted to Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. Health Newton Cottage Hospital Historic District Newton, MA
1953/09/03 Sylvia Plath is moved to the Psychiatric Ward at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Health Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
1953/09/14 Sylvia Plath enters McLean Hospital for six months of treatment, which she will write about in "The Bell Jar". She stays at the Women's (South) Belknap House. Health The Bell Jar McLean Hospital National Register District Belmont, MA
1955/00/00 Sylvia Plath graduates from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Education Smith College Northampton, MA
1956/06/16 Sylvia Plath marries Ted Hughes at St George the Martyr, Holborn. Plath once described Hughse as "a singer, story-teller, lion and world-wanderer" with "a voice like the thunder of God." On the same day, Ted's first poem is accepted by Poetry. Bride Church Of St George The Martyr, London London Marriage of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
1959/00/00 Must get out Snake Pit. There is an increasing market for mental-hospital stuff. I am a fool if I don't relive, recreate it. - Sylvia Plath, journal entry Writing The Snake Pit (book)
1959/10/00 Plath and Hughes sojourn at the Yaddo artist colony in Saratoga Springs, New York State in late 1959. Guest Saratoga Springs, NY New York
1959/12/00 Sylvia and Ted Hughes move to 3 Chalcot Square, near the Primrose Hill area of Regent's Park. Home Camden Town
1961/00/00 After the publishing of her "The Colossus and Other Poems", Plath gets beyond writer's block enjoys "a night of inspiration". She begins writing The Bell Jar every morning at a great pace, completing a draft in 70 days. Author The Bell Jar
1961/08/00 In late August, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath move into Court Green. Home Court Green North Tawton Marriage of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
1962/12/10 Sylvia Plath leaves Court Green house in North Tawton, Devon, England. Life Court Green North Tawton Marriage of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
1963/01/14 "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath is published under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas by British publisher William Heinemann. Author The Bell Jar
1963/02/11 After sealing the rooms between her and her sleeping children with tape, towels and cloths, Sylvia Plath places her head in the oven with the gas turned on and dies of carbon monoxide poisoning. Died Camden Town Marriage of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
1963/02/18 Sylvia Plath's funeral takes place at Church of St Thomas A' Becket in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire. She is buried near Hughes' parents outside the churchyard wall of St Thomas the Apostle. In Memoriam Church Of St Thomas A' Becket Heptonstall

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The Bell Jar Author Novel 1963/01/14
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