THIS IS NOT SYLVIA PLATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It’s a French actress named BARBARA LAAGE!
So why are still so many people posting, reblogging, liking this pic and tagging it SYLVIA PLATH?
There is no resemblance at all and no proof that this is Sylvia, no book and no document with this pic and I also asked someone who knows it all… Peter K. Steinberg from http://sylviaplathinfo.blogspot.com!
Claiming this is Sylvia Plath is really becoming as ridiculous as claiming that the head in the oven pic that apparently was taken on August 2, 2010 (and revisited on May 10, 2011) by Sarah Ann Loreth and posted on her flickr photostream “likedaffodils” as a part of a “literary suicide series” is showing Sylvia Plath right after her suicide (yeah, I’m sure Sylvia thought about putting on some fancy white gloves and high-heeled sandals in the middle of the night before turing on the gas in her own kitchen)!
*UPDATE*: After Random House, Inc. published this pic on their Facebook timeline for Sylvia’s birthday (including the quote “Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.” and claiming it’s from “The Bell Jar” - SHAME ON YOU, Random House, Inc.!), Carla S. solved the mystery… the picture was shot by Nina Leen and shows the French actress Barbara Laage “Alone in Her Apartment Reading”, 1946 (Sylvia Plath was 13 years old at that time! LOL!):
"This image from the archives of LIFE magazine first appeared on June 3, 1946."
There is also another picture from the same photoshoot showing Barbara’s face from the front. So, even for the most naive - DEFINITELY NOT SYLVIA PLATH!
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