Reposting in honor of Sylvia’s birthday!
A Small Press Life: Books. Art. Writing. Life. Tea.
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”-Orson Welles
Sylvia Plath is best remembered for the sharp-edged precision of her poetry: word-vessels that are hard, clear, and passionate examples of literature’s trickiest form. Her style, although of minor importance to both literary historians and laypersons, remains fresh and appealing fifty years after her death. The timeless quality of Sylvia’s wardrobe is easy to emulate, and personalize.
Four Seasons, Five Photographs, Forever Stylish:
Sylvia Plath: Spring
A crisp white tee, corset belt, and floaty high-waisted skirt is the perfect outfit for the windy days of spring. She finishes it off simply with lipstick and a hairpin. Typewriter: optional. [This is my favourite photograph of a writer caught in the act of writing. I’ve always envied the imagined comforts of working in a garden setting. Sun-on-skin; light, earth-tainted breeze; a lounge chair to sink…
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I thought of you the other day, when I FINALLY bought a copy of “The Bell Jar”. I’ll be diving into it this winter. (Squirrels gather nuts for the winter; I gather books.)
Yay! Let me know what you think of The Bell Jar.
Oh, I, too, horde books for winter. I have quite the pile at the ready.