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Rain Charm for the Duchy

Ted Hughes

Rain Charm for the Duchy collects the poems Ted Hughes wrote as Poet Laureate, poems which call on Hughes’s full powers, embodying a complete vision of royalty and nationhood.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571167135
Date Published
22.06.1992
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Summary

In 1984 Ted Hughes was made Poet Laureate. Since then, he has fulfilled his duties by writing a number of poems celebrating important royal occasions. These are major works, calling on the Laureate’s full powers and embodying a complete vision of royalty and nationhood. Rain-Charm for the Duchy collects these poems for the first time. It also contains a section of notes, throwing light on the context and genesis of each poem.

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Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and…

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