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Letters of Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes

The Letters of Ted Hughes, selected and edited by Christopher Reid, begins when Hughes was seventeen, and documents a life at once resolutely private but intensely attuned to other lives, and to the world we live and communicate in.

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£20.00
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571221394
Date Published
05.11.2009
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Summary

At the outset of his career Ted Hughes described letter-writing as ‘excellent training for conversation with the world’, and he was to become a prolific master of this art which combines writing and talking. This selection begins when Hughes was seventeen, and documents the course of a life at once resolutely private but intensely attuned to other lives (including a readership comprising both adults and children); a life pared down to essentials and yet eventful, peripatetic, at times publicly controversial.

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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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