12 July 2007

Sylvia Plath's addresses

Sylvia Plath lived in a number of places throughout her short life. Below is a fairly comprehensive list of seventeen residences that Plath lived, with approximate dates in parentheses. Seventeen different addresses, in only 30 plus years!
Some addresses are not listed here; for example Plath attended summer camps throughout the 1940s in New Hampshire (Camp Weetamoe), Massachusetts (Camp Helen Storrow), and a sailing camp on Martha's Vineyard.
  • 24 Prince Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 (1932-1935)
  • 92 Johnson Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152 (1935-1942)
  • 892 Shirley Street, Winthrop, MA 02152 (1940 - primarily during Otto Plath's illness)
  • 26 Elmwood Road, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 (1942-1950)
  • Haven House, Elm Street, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 (1950-1952)
  • Lawrence House, Green Street, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 (1952-1953; 1954-1955)
  • Room 1511, The Barbizon Hotel, 140 East 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10021 (June 1953)
  • North Belknap at McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478 (August 1953-January 1954)
  • Whitstead, 4 Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9JZ, England (1955-1956)
  • 55 Eltisley Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9JQ, England (1956-1957)
  • 59 Tomas Ortunio, Benidorm, Provincia de Alicante, Spain (Summer 1956)

  • Hidden Acres, McKoy Road, Eastham, MA 02642 (Summer 1957)
  • 337 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01060 (1957-1958)
  • 9 Willow Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 (1958-1959)
  • The Beacon, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7ET, England (September 1956; Winter 1960)
  • 3 Chalcot Square, London NW1 8YB, England (1960-1961)
  • Court Green, North Tawton EX20 2EX, England (1961-1962)
  • 23 Fitzroy Road, London NW1 8TP, England (1962-1963)

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Publications & Acknowledgements

  • BBC Four.A Poet's Guide to Britain: Sylvia Plath. London: BBC Four, 2009. (Acknowledged in)
  • Biography: Sylvia Plath. New York: A & E Television Networks, 2005. (Photographs used)
  • Connell, Elaine. Sylvia Plath: Killing the angel in the house. 2d ed. Hebden Bridge: Pennine Pens, 1998. (Acknowledged in)
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives." Plath Profiles 2. Summer 2009: 183-208.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives, Redux." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 232-246.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 3." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 119-138.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 4: Looking for New England." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012: 11-56.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 5: Reanimating the Past." Plath Profiles 6. Summer 2013: 27-62.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath. Oxford: Fonthill, 2017.
  • Death Be Not Proud: The Graves of Poets. New York: Poets.org. (Photographs used)
  • Doel, Irralie, Lena Friesen and Peter K. Steinberg. "An Unacknowledged Publication by Sylvia Plath." Notes & Queries 56:3. September 2009: 428-430.
  • Elements of Literature, Third Course. Austin, Tex. : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2009. (Photograph used)
  • Gill, Jo. "Sylvia Plath in the South West." University of Exeter Centre for South West Writing, 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Helle, Anita Plath. The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. (Photographs used, acknowledged in)
  • Helle, Anita. "Lessons from the Archive: Sylvia Plath and the Politics of Memory". Feminist Studies 31:3. Fall 2005: 631-652.. (Acknowledged in)
  • Holden, Constance. "Sad Poets' Society." Science Magazine. 27 July 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women, Motion Picture. Directed by Rachel Talbot. Brookline (Mass.): Jewish Women's Archive, 2007. (Photograph used)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Karen V. Kukil. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962. New York: Anchor Books, 2000. (Acknowledged in)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil (eds.). The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1, 1940-1956. London: Faber, 2017. Forthcoming.
  • Plath, Sylvia. Glassklokken. Oslo: De norske Bokklubbene, 2004. (Photograph used on cover)
  • Reiff, Raychel Haugrud. Sylvia Plath: The Bell Jar and Poems (Writers and Their Works). Marshall Cavendish Children's Books, 2008.. (Images provided)
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'A Fetish: Somehow': A Sylvia Plath Bookmark." Court Green 13. 2017.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'I Should Be Loving This': Sylvia Plath's 'The Perfect Place' and The Bell Jar." Plath Profiles 1. Summer 2008: 253-262.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'They Had to Call and Call': The Search for Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 106-132.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "A Perfectly Beautiful Time: Sylvia Plath at Camp Helen Storrow." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 149-166.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Proof of Plath." Fine Books & Collections 9:2. Spring 2011: 11-12.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Sylvia Plath." The Spoken Word: Sylvia Plath. London: British Library, 2010.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Textual Variations in The Bell Jar Publications." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "The Persistence of Plath." Fine Books & Collections. Autumn 2017: 24-29
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "This is a Celebration: A Festschrift for The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3 Supplement. Fall 2010: 3-14.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Writing Life" [Introduction]. Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning. Stroud, Eng.: Fonthill Media, 2014.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. Sylvia Plath (Great Writers). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2004.