I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am. Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar Buy The Bell Jar at Amazon Buy The Bell Jar at Amazon Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Self-knowledge Introspection Speaker Esther Greenwood Author Sylvia Plath Source The Bell Jar Medium Novel Language English Time 1963 1960s 20th century Occupation Poet Writer From United States Authentication Score 0 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar. Heinemann, 1963. Citation text copied to clipboard.