“Who wrote The Bell Jar? The novel of attempted suicide and recovery was written by Sylvia Plath, but was published under the pseudonym of Victoria Lucas in 1963. It did not appear under the author’s name until 1966.”
Excerpted from: Corey, Melinda, and George Ochoa. Literature: The New York Public Library Book of Answers. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.