Monday 12. April 2010
Sylvia Plath: The Spoken Word, 2010 (cover)

Sylvia Plath: The Spoken Word, 2010 (cover)

British Library publishes Sylvia Plath CD

This CD contains all the recordings of Sylvia Plath that survived in the BBC Sound Archives (with the exception of a reading of poems by Marvin Kane) and a recording of "Tulips" held by the British Library Sound Archive. It also makes available the reading and interview with Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes in the series "Two of a Kind".

Contents:

  • New Poetry: The Poet's Voice (1960)
  • Two of a Kind – Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes (1961)
  • The Living Poet – talk with poetry readings (1961)
  • Poetry Reading at the Mermaid Theatre (1961)
  • The Poet's Voice (1962)
  • What Made You Stay? (Seven Americans were asked why they chose to live and work in England) (1962)
  • The Poet's Voice (1962)
  • New Comment – a review of "Contemporary American Poetry" (1963)

A full Contents listing is here.

The set is available from the British Library shop and from good booksellers.