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Listen: Sylvia Plath Reads “Daddy”

October 12, 2012 | by

In honor of “Daddy”’s fiftieth birthday, listen to the author herself read.

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  1. J.D. King | October 13, 2012 at 6:30 am

    I love her.

  2. M.M. | October 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    The first time I’ve actually heard her voice. So powerful.

  3. kelly scott | October 15, 2012 at 12:24 am

    leveled/paralyzed/silent salt lips tired wanting

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  5. Sylvian | October 12, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    Haunting voice. Beautiful

  6. Maria | October 13, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    Thank you for this article & video. There are 3 great women writers who obsessed with their dads: Anais Nin, Sylvia Plath, and Doris Lessing.

  7. Kim M. | October 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    How would a ten year old “misremember” Nazi-allegiance? People are not the same at work as they are at home. This article brings up good points but also dismisses Path’s observations. People can be very good at pretending out of the house.

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/aug/17/sylvia-plath-otto-father-files

  8. Kim M. | October 27, 2015 at 2:50 pm

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