Remarkable People We Overlooked in Our Obituaries
The poet Sylvia Plath and the novelist Charlotte Brontë. Ida B. Wells, the anti-lynching activist. These extraordinary people — and so many others — did not have obituaries in The New York Times. Until now.
Sylvia Plath, a Postwar Poet Unafraid to Confront Her Own Despair
As she grappled with the rejection of editors and her husband, Plath spent her last months writing the poems that would secure her literary reputation.