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Sylvia Plath reads ‘Daddy’

1961 – mesmerising

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2 Responses to “Sylvia Plath reads ‘Daddy’”

  1. cindy says:

    Lovely. Thank you!

    jb says: The voice always gets me. I know the poem so well, but the voice . . . the way she delivers it.

  2. Dick says:

    What a voice! So many poets don’t have a clue as to delivery, but she knows exactly where to go and how. Extraordinary. And it’s fascinating how her accent is sidling bit by bit across the Atlantic. Thanks, for this, John.

    jb says: Hi Dick. I thought we all deserved a little treat after the summer . . .