Página inicialGruposDiscussãoMaisZeitgeist
Pesquise No Site
Este site usa cookies para fornecer nossos serviços, melhorar o desempenho, para análises e (se não estiver conectado) para publicidade. Ao usar o LibraryThing, você reconhece que leu e entendeu nossos Termos de Serviço e Política de Privacidade . Seu uso do site e dos serviços está sujeito a essas políticas e termos.
Hide this

Resultados do Google Livros

Clique em uma foto para ir ao Google Livros

The Bell Jar de Sylvia Plath
Carregando...

The Bell Jar (original: 1963; edição: 2013)

de Sylvia Plath (Autor)

MembrosResenhasPopularidadeAvaliação médiaMenções
24,078425103 (3.97)541
Beautiful and gifted, with a bright future, Esther Greenwood descends into depression, suicidal thoughts, and madness while interning at a New York City magazine.
Membro:bettie
Título:The Bell Jar
Autores:Sylvia Plath (Autor)
Informação:Faber & Faber (2013), 240 pages
Coleções:Sua biblioteca
Avaliação:
Etiquetas:Nenhum(a)

Detalhes da Obra

The Bell Jar de Sylvia Plath (1963)

Adicionado recentemente porbiblioteca privada, Rennie80, Pages_Aplenty, callmepenguin, glshields, llibresantjoan, Gryzenia
Bibliotecas HistóricasSylvia Plath, Juice Leskinen, Astrid Lindgren
1960s (10)
To Read (14)
Teens (5)
Carregando...

Registre-se no LibraryThing tpara descobrir se gostará deste livro.

Ainda não há conversas na Discussão sobre este livro.

» Veja também 541 menções

Inglês (407)  Holandês (4)  Sueco (3)  Catalão (2)  Espanhol (2)  Italiano (2)  Dinamarquês (2)  Todos (1)  Búlgaro (1)  Todos os idiomas (424)
Mostrando 1-5 de 424 (seguinte | mostrar todas)
The first time I read this was in high school. The only thing I remembered about it was the bloody sex scene--which terrified me. Now, many -- many years later I've reread it. I kept waiting for that scene, and as I got to the end of the book, I began to think I had mixed this book up with some other book, because shouldn't it have happened early on? Well, it is in this book, and while unpleasant for the narrator, it is on some level, humorous. Actually, a lot of the book is rather funny, I had forgotten that. The various ways she contemplates killing herself is, despite the horror of what she is doing, quite hilarious. Sylvia Plath's novel is an amazing balancing act between comedy and tragedy and well worth reading. It is worth emphasizing that what may seem trivial or laughable to most people, looks very different from inside the "bell jar" where everything is distorted and confining. Plath manages to convey this very well. ( )
  Marse | Jul 25, 2021 |
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is something extraordinary. The raw look at mental health issues and how they're perceived in times when the subject was very new, from the point of view of someone who has experienced it herself, it's great. The writing is beautiful, the concept is great, the pace was good, and even now it is relatable. A timeless semi-biographical novel, it has its faults. Some bit of racist comments and some accounts could've been described more for better understanding, it leaves space for improvement. Having some information about the author, the experience becomes better. The opinions the story gives out are mostly impressive. The emotions are on-point, the plot is interesting, it's impressive and lovely. ( )
  iris.jer | Jul 24, 2021 |
The Bell Jar was one of my more recent purchases after sitting in my wishlist for a few years. As is fairly normal for me, I knew nothing about the book beforehand and I also knew nothing about Sylvia Plath. Due to the fact that I had heard her name many times in literary circles I assumed wrongly that she had written several books and was fairly prolific in terms of fiction. There is no special reason why I chose to read this book now, it just seemed to call me from the bookcase.

For the first 30-40 pages I really started to wonder what all the fuss was about and I felt as though things were meandering along a bit aimlessly. I found the writing engaging enough but the subject of being caught up in the parties etc didn't excite me. I decided that I would stick with it as it's a short book and I felt that I must have been missing something. I consumed the rest of the book over the course of two evenings and it left me a bit of a mess late last night. No book has ever made m cry but two have succeeded in moving me on quite an emotional level, Alone in Berlin and now, The Bell Jar. I found Ester's fall into a mental breakdown hard to read in places due to the emotion of the writing. I could really feel her pain and loosening grip on things as the story went on. The section dealing with her approaching departure from the mental hospital was particularly good.

Once I had finished the book I decided to read up a bit on Plath's life and this made the book even more poignant. I can see this being one of the few books that I read again in the future. ( )
  Brian. | Jul 24, 2021 |
I just want to know what a bell jar IS and what it has to do with anything. Also, I didn't realize this was fiction. I thought it was Sylvia's memoir.
  Jinjer | Jul 19, 2021 |
Semi-autobiographical fiction. Audiobook read by Maggie Gyllenhaal. ( )
  reader1009 | Jul 3, 2021 |
Mostrando 1-5 de 424 (seguinte | mostrar todas)
Esther Greenwood's account of her year in the bell jar is as clear and readable as it is witty and disturbing. It makes for a novel such as Dorothy Parker might have written if she had not belonged to a generation infected with the relentless frivolity of the college- humor magazine. The brittle humor of that early generation is reincarnated in "The Bell Jar," but raised to a more serious level because it is recognized as a resource of hysteria.
 

» Adicionar outros autores (39 possíveis)

Nome do autorFunçãoTipo de autorObra?Status
Plath, Sylviaautor principaltodas as ediçõesconfirmado
Ames, LoisBiographical Noteautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Dorsman-Vos, W.A.Tradutorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Fleckhaus, WillyDesigner da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Gyllenhaal, MaggieNarradorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Kaiser, ReinhardTradutorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Kurpershoek, RenéTradutorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Você deve entrar para editar os dados de Conhecimento Comum.
Para mais ajuda veja a página de ajuda do Conhecimento Compartilhado.
Título canônico
Título original
Títulos alternativos
Data da publicação original
Pessoas/Personagens
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Lugares importantes
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Eventos importantes
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Filmes relacionados
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Premiações
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Epígrafe
Dedicatória
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
for Elizabeth and David
Primeiras palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.
[Foreword] You might think that classics like The Bell Jar are immediately recognized the moment they reach a publisher's office.
Citações
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
That's one of the reasons I never wanted to get married. The last thing I wanted was infinite security and to be the place an arrow shoots off from. I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. (p. 69)
The trouble was, I hated the idea of serving men in any way.
"We'll take it up where we left off, Esther," she had said, with her sweet, martyr's smile. "We'll act as if all of this were a bad dream" A bad dream. To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream. A bad dream. I remembered everything. I remembered the cadavers and Doreen and the story of the fig tree and Marco's diamond and the sailor on the Common and Doctor Gordon's wall-eyed nurse and the broken thermometers and the Negro with his two kinds of beans and the twenty pounds I gained on insulin and the rock that bulged between sky and sea like a gray skull. Maybe forgetfulness, like a kind snow, should numb and cover them. But they were part of me. They were my landscape. (p. 181)
I took a deep breath, and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am.
I began to think that maybe it was true that when you were married and had children it was like being brainwashed, and afterward you went about numb as a slave in some private, totalitarian state. (p. 70)
Últimas palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
(Clique para mostrar. Atenção: Pode conter revelações sobre o enredo.)
(Clique para mostrar. Atenção: Pode conter revelações sobre o enredo.)
Aviso de desambiguação
Editores da Publicação
Autores Resenhistas (normalmente na contracapa do livro)
Idioma original
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
CDD/MDS canônico

Referências a esta obra em recursos externos.

Wikipédia em inglês

Nenhum(a)

Beautiful and gifted, with a bright future, Esther Greenwood descends into depression, suicidal thoughts, and madness while interning at a New York City magazine.

Não foram encontradas descrições de bibliotecas.

Descrição do livro
Resumo em haiku

Biblioteca Histórica: Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath tem uma Biblioteca Histórica. As bibliotecas históricas são bibliotecas privadas de leitores famosos introduzidas por membros do LibraryThing que integram o grupo Biblioteca Históricas.

Veja de Sylvia Plath o perfil histórico.

Veja de a página de autor deSylvia Plath.

Links rápidos

Capas populares

Avaliação

Média: (3.97)
0.5 3
1 94
1.5 17
2 273
2.5 53
3 1227
3.5 268
4 2334
4.5 203
5 2001

 

Sobre | Contato | LibraryThing.com | Privacidade/Termos | Ajuda/Perguntas Frequentes | Blog | Loja | APIs | TinyCat | Bibliotecas Históricas | Os primeiros revisores | Conhecimento Comum | 160,413,979 livros! | Barra superior: Sempre visível