Thursday 31. March 2011
Heather Clark, "The Grief of Influence: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes"

Heather Clark, The Grief of Influence: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes; Book cover by kind permission of OUP

New book by Heather Clark

Heather Clark of Marlboro College whom many of you will remember from the Ted Hughes Conference at Campbridge has just published The Grief of Influence: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.

According to Oxford University Press (OUP), the book presents the first intertextual analysis of Plath's and Hughes's poetry since the opening of the Archive at Emory University. It also contains analyses of unpublished manuscripts, including Hughes's Birthday Letters poems and a selection of Plath's lost novel, Falcon Yard.

You can accress an extract from the Introduction on the OUP website.