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Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes' Brother Remembers His Marriage To Sylvia Plath (NEW BOOK)

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.04.2014 | Books

Ted Hughes was both the husband of Sylvia Plath, the beloved poet and author of The Bell Jar, and an important poet in his own right. Their marriage c...

Greek Tragedy and John Wick

Frank H. Wu | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

The accomplishment of the movie is less its athleticism than its inducement of empathy. The audience is more than rooting for the antihero. We take on the same desire to punish.

Philip Larkin's 'Talking in Bed'

Bobby Elliott | Posted 05.12.2013 | Books
Bobby Elliott

Philip Larkin has emerged as one of England's towering literary figures. Here, he has always been kept at a safe but praising distance, something The Complete Poems hopes to change. It's something I would like to change, too.

The Best Animal Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

I've collected a few animal poems here that speak to the essence of an animal, but also illuminate the human condition. In order, they address our faith, doubt, passion and dread.

The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

The Morgan Library is exhibiting a collection of works illustrating how history's greatest artists, writers and musicians were inspired by animals. ...

Ted Hughes Memorialized at Poets' Corner

John Lundberg | Posted 02.10.2012 | Home
John Lundberg

Ted Hughes is probably best known in this country as the husband of Sylvia Plath, but across the pond he is remembered as one of the great poets of the last half-century. On Tuesday night he was celebrated with a memorial in Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey.

Poet Ted Hughes Will Be Honored Alongside Chaucer

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home

LONDON — British poet Ted Hughes is being honored with a memorial stone in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, joining a line of great British w...

Top 10 Aural and Poetic Delights

Rick Holland | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts
Rick Holland

"Poetry" does not only live in established poetic institutions and counter institutions. It exists precisely and exactly wherever you sense it.

Which Famous Authors Have (Or Had) The Hottest Spouse? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Artists obviously appreciate aesthetics, and it appears writers do as well. All of the following authors, from Norman Mailer to Salman Rushdie, have (...

Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes Romance Illuminated By New British Library Acquisitions

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A wine-stained first edition of the literary magazine founded by Ted Hughes and his Cambridge friends, covered in handwritten annotations by the poet ...

OTHER AS ANIMAL: a meditation

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

The catalogue for the haunting "Other as Animal" show at Danese Gallery in New York City (which runs from June 4 through August 6th ) -- offers a quot...

Ted Hughes Added To Westminster Abbey Poets' Corner

The Guardian | Charlotte Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ted Hughes, poet laureate and author of such celebrated collections as Crow and Birthday Letters, is to be honoured by a memorial in Poets' Corner in ...

Death Of Ted Hughes 'Drove His Son Nicholas Towards Suicide'

Times Online | Ben Hoyle, Arts Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The death of Ted Hughes, not the suicide of Sylvia Plath, was what tipped their son into his fatal depression, friends said yesterday. The Times re...

Ranking The Best Poets Ever

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

In 1971, James Dickey wrote a letter listing the top ten living American poets. Slotted in third place behind Ezra Pound and W.H. Auden was...James D...