This collection of original essays by an international team of Hughes scholars demonstrates afresh how key contextual and theoretical approaches to the poet's work serve to illuminate the texts. Part I reads Hughes' poems through cultural contexts while Part II examines his work through the frames of a range of literary theories.
Terry Gifford is Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Writing and Environment, Bath Spa University, UK, and Senior Research Fellow and Profesor Honorifico at the University of Alicante, Spain.
Series Editor's Preface Abbreviations Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors Introduction; Terry Gifford PART I: READINGS THROUGH CULTURAL CONTEXTS 1. Hughes and Myth; Laurence Coupe 2. Hughes and Post-Modernism; Alex Davies 3. Hughes and Intertextuality; David Troupes 4. Hughes and the Absurd; Keith Sagar 5. Hughes and the Carnivalesque; Neil Roberts 6. Hughes and Gender; Janne Stigen Drangsholt PART II: READINGS THROUGH THE FRAMES OF THEORY 7. Structuralist and Postructuralist Readings; Gillian Groszewski 8. Psychoanalytic Readings; Joanny Moulin 9. Trauma Theory Readings; Daniel O'Connor 10. Postcolonial Indian Readings; Usha VT and Murali Sivaramakrishnan 11. Posthumanist Readings; Iris Ralph 12. Ecocritical Readings; Richard Kerridge Further Reading Index
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