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Despair of the Writer

Sylvia Plath, "The Unabridged Journals", 2000, Anchor, edited by Karen V. Kukil Is this ever "read"? Because I know I will pick it up again and again. A book not only for those who love Sylvia, but also for those who love writing. And who struggle with it. The "Unabridged Journals" are a gripping account that makes Sylvia seem like the privileged but passionate, the approachable woman constantly at war with her own ideas of what life (and literature) should be. I am in a fix: how to get out of it? Some little daily external ritual - I am too ingrown - as if I no longer knew how to talk to anyone but Ted - sat with my face to a wall, a mirror. My odd publications here and there argue writin