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Controversy around 50th-anniversary cover for ‘The Bell Jar’

In the UK, a new cover for Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar has been criticised for portraying the book as ‘glorified chick lit’, reports the Guardian. The cover of the new edition, published by Faber to mark the novel’s 50th anniversary, features a close-up image of a woman applying make-up....

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