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Thursday 30. July 2009

Article by Roger Elkin

Roger Elkin submitted a new essay for publication on this site! It is called "Hidden Influences in the Poetry of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath" [more]

Tuesday 28. July 2009

Ted Hughes Archive Blog

New issue of the Ted Hughes Archive Blog online [more]

Wednesday 15. July 2009

Ted Hughes Poetry Award

Poet Carol Ann Duffy has set up the "Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry" which will honour the most exciting work in that year. [more]

Monday 15. June 2009

'Lost' children's poem discovered

The Guardian runs a story about the 'lost' children's poem "Timmy the Tug" from the 1950s.  [more]

Saturday 06. June 2009

Ted Hughes Memorial Lecture

There is an article about Andrew Motion's Ted Hughes Memorial Lecture online [more]

Friday 27. March 2009

Carol Bere reviews "The Letters of Ted Hughes"

Carol Bere's review of "The Letters of Ted Hughes" now online! It is titled "Getting Out of the Flames" and is published in the Contemporary Poetry Review[more]

Tuesday 24. March 2009

New Book by Terry Gifford

Terry Gifford has published a new book simply titled »Ted Hughes«. It is marketed as presenting the "first green reading" of Hughes's life and work. [more]

Tuesday 16. December 2008

Ann Skea reports on an uncollected poem find

Ann Skea reports on an uncollected poem find in the documents acquired by Hughes Hall College, Cambridge [more]

Sunday 23. November 2008

British Library publishes Ted Hughes CD sets

British Library publishes two double-CD sets of recordings from the BBC archives, "The Spoken Word: Poems and Short Stories" and "The Spoken Word: Poetry in the Making".  [more]

Wednesday 24. January 2007

Book by Neil Roberts

Neil Roberts has a new book out, titled "Ted Hughes: A Literary Life" (Macmillan) [more]

Wednesday 17. January 2007

Revised edition of The Laughter of Foxes

Keith Sagar has published a revised edition of "Ted Hughes: The Laughter of Foxes" [more]

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eisbergfreistadt.com (screenshot)

Eisbergfreistadt is a project by Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick. Their story goes that in 1923, at the height of the hyperinflation, a huge iceberg stranded just off the German town of Lübeck in the Baltic Sea. The iceberg was declared a free trade zone and attracted a lot of attention. It inspired the artists of the time to design Notgeld (inflation money) … But you best read on and explore for yourselves at www.eisbergfreistadt.com.

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"Adam and the Sacred Nine: A Cabbalistic Drama": In her essay, Ann Skea explores the Cabbalistic context of Ted Hughes's "Adam and the Sacred Nine", also casting light on the 'hidden' God figure in the Adam sequence.

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Snapshot of Colden Water (blurred)

"What is the Truth? Ted Hughes, Childhood, Memories and Stories" is an essay exploring aspects of Ted Hughes's biography as remembered by Hughes and others, how we remember and more.

Read it here.

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Edward Hadley: The Elegies of Ted Hughes. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

Edward Hadley: The Elegies of Ted Hughes, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 [more].

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The Letters of Ted Hughes, Faber & Faber 2007/2009; [more].

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Ted Hughes: Collected Poems (paperback)

Ted Hughes: Collected Poems (paperback), Faber & Faber 2009; [more].

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Ehor Boyanowsky: Savage Gods, Silver Ghosts: In the Wild with Ted Hughes (Douglas & McIntyre).
Review and podcast here.

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Ann Skea's website with reviews, essays and more!

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