Neil Roberts: Ted Hughes: A Literary Life

Neil Roberts: Ted Hughes: A Literary Life

Ted Hughes. A Literary Life

Author: Roberts, Neil

Published by Macmillan, 2006 (paperback 2009)

Contents:

Introduction

  1. Paradise Lost: Formation and Juvenilia
  2. 'The Thought-Fox': Hughes and Cambridge
  3. The Encounter of Sylvia Plath
  4. Dreaming from America: Lupercal
  5. Wodwo: the 'single adventure' and the death of Sylvia Plath
  6. The Making of Crow
  7. The 'Plath Wars'
  8. The Shaman-Poet and Masculine Guilt: Gaudete and Cave Birds
  9. Farmer Hughes: Moortown Diary and Season Songs
  10. Return to the Calder Valley: Remains of Elmet, Wolfwatching, Elmet
  11. Fisherman Hughes: River
  12. The Poet Laureate
  13. Writing for Children
  14. Hughes as Translator
  15. Poet of Mourning: Birthday Letters

Epilogue

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