Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected

Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected

By: Terry Gifford (editor), N. Roberts (editor), M. Wormald (editor)Paperback

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Including a previously unpublished poem by Ted Hughes, as well as new essays from Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage, Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected offers fresh readings and newly available archival research, challenging established views about Hughes's speaking voice, study at Cambridge and the influence of other poets on Hughes's work.

About Author

Simon Armitage, University of Sheffield, UK Lynda K. Bundtzen, Williams College, USA Gillian Groszewski, Trinity College Dublin, UK Edward Hadley, Open University, UK Henry Hart, College of William and Mary, USA Seamus Heaney, UK Yvonne Reddick, University of Cambridge and the University of Warwick, UK David Sergeant, Oxford University, UK Ann Skea, independent scholar Carrie Smith, University of Exeter, UK David Troupes, University of Massachusetts and University of Edinburgh, UK Laura Webb, University of Sheffield, UK David Whitley, Cambridge University, UK

Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Abbreviations Introduction 1. The Ascent of Ted Hughes: Conquering the Calder Valley; Simon Armitage 2. Hughes and Cambridge; Neil Roberts 3. Mythology, Mortality and Memorialisation: Animal and Human Endurance in Hughes' Poetry; Laura Webb 4. Hughes's Inner Music; David Sergeant 5. Knowing the Bible Right Down to the Bone: Ted Hughes and Christianity; David Troupes 6. Hughes's Vacanas: The Difficulties of a Bridegroom; Ann Skea 7. 'The Fox is a jolly farmer and we farm the same land': Ted Hughes and Farming; David Whitley 8. Fishing for Ted; Mark Wormald 9. Traumatic Repetition in Capriccio; Lynda Bundtzen 10. Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes: A Complex Friendship; Henry Hart 11. 'I fear a man of frugal speech': Hughes and Emily Dickinson; Gillian Groswezski 12. Ted Hughes and Federico Garcia Lorca: the Tragic Theatre of Mourning; Yvonne Reddick 13. Hughes: Illness; Edward Hadley 14. 'The Ted Hughesness of Ted Hughes': The Construction of a 'voice' in Hughes's Poetry Readings and Recordings; Carrie Smith 15. Suffering and Decision; Seamus Heaney Bibliography Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781137276605
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 255
  • ID: 9781137276605
  • weight: 347
  • ISBN10: 1137276606

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