About Carol Bere

Carol Bere, a freelance writer, taught English literature and writing at New York University (where she attended graduate school), and at Rutgers University. She was also an officer in a New York investment bank. Her articles and reviews have been published in several venues including the Washington Post Book World, the Boston Review, The Literary Review, Critical Essays on Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath: The Critical Heritage, Ariel, and in many international finance magazines.


Carol Bere Has written the following articles:


More Hits from the Bishop Jukebox

Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop, edited and annotated by Alice Quinn. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 367 pp., $30.

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Getting Out of the Flames

Letters of Ted Hughes, selected and edited by Christopher Reid. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2008, 758 pp., $45. Published originally, Faber & Faber, UK, 2007, £30.continue reading...

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Rising from the Ashes: the Restored Ariel

Ariel: The Restored Edition by Sylvia Plath. HarperCollins. 240 pages. $24.95

As Reviewed By: Carol Bere

Sylvia Plath may have passed through the doors of B.… continue reading...

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Within the Jurisdiction of Form

Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2001 by Seamus Heaney. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2002.

As Reviewed By: Carol Bere

Seamus Heaney is probably the most universally known Irish poet today.… continue reading...

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