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Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected

Editors: Wormald, M., Roberts, N., Gifford, Terry (Eds.)

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Including a previously unpublished poem by Ted Hughes, as well as new essays from Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage, Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected offers fresh readings and newly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 the authors

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

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bookended by contributions from Simon Armitage and Seamus Heaney. . . It is to Pembroke College's credit that . . . it has produced a collection that aims, as Heaney says of Hughes's poetry, 'to heal in the primary sense of 'make whole'' Times Literary Supplement 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 JV

D80D5F0E-F619-46BC-8096-61650B46EBBA 709944 Hardback 637896 9781137276575 1137276576 Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected Ted Hughes: Cambrige to Collected 09/09/2013 09/09/2013 512 Literature - Academic M. Wormald; N. Roberts; T. Gifford 24651 Edited By Author Record 1 Director of Studies in English Pembroke College, Cambridge University, UK mrw1002@cam.ac.uk British 512 Literature - Academic Scholarly Pal Scholarly V2 - Published and in Stock V2 - Published and in Stock DSC - Literary studies: poetry & poets; DSBH - Literary studies: from c 1900 -; DCF - Poetry by individual poets LIT014000; LIT004120; LCO009000 Literature - 20th Century and 21st Century Literature; Literature - Poetry; Literature - Literary Criticism and Theory; Literature and Language - Brit & Irish / 20th Century Professional and Scholarly 63.00 63.00 95.00 Green Hardback - no jacket (unjacketed cloth) 272 0 216 140 Millimetres 16 216 Millimetres 138 463 Grams importv 2014-03-03 05:27:02.327 Words 102617 All Formats 2012-07-04 11:00:00.000 Full Term Copyright 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 García 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 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. Unpublished contributions from fellow poets Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage, as well as a previously unpublished and unfinished poem by Ted Hughes Examines and explodes hitherto unchallenged myths surrounding Hughes' Cambridge years Examines neglected topics in Hughes' work such as his speaking voice, poetic rhythms, myths about Cambridge, engagement with Christianity, farming, fishing and healing Original insights into Hughes's work using new additions to archives Discusses Hughes's relationship to other poets such as Emily Dickinson, Federico García Lorca and Seamus Heaney bookended by contributions from Simon Armitage and Seamus Heaney. . . It is to Pembroke College's credit that . . . it has produced a collection that aims, as Heaney says of Hughes's poetry, 'to heal in the primary sense of 'make whole'' Times Literary Supplement


Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Gifford, Terry

    Pages 1-5

  • The Ascent of Ted Hughes: Conquering the Calder Valley

    Armitage, Simon

    Pages 6-16

  • Ted Hughes and Cambridge

    Roberts, Neil

    Pages 17-32

  • Mythology, Mortality and Memorialization: Animal and Human Endurance in Hughes’ Poetry

    Webb, Laura

    Pages 33-47

  • Ted Hughes’ Inner Music

    Sergeant, David

    Pages 48-63

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected
Editors
  • M. Wormald
  • N. Roberts
  • Terry Gifford
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27658-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137276582
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27657-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-27660-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 255
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