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Ted Hughes

The Unauthorised Life

Ted Hughes( )
Author: Bate, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-7322-9970-5
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:Fourth Estate
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

The authoritative biography on that most fascinating of poets, Ted Hughes.

Described by Andrew Motion as, alongside Larkin, 'one of the two great poets of the last half of the last century', Ted Hughes towers among figures of recent world literature. A creative force of rare power and grace, Hughes's poetry engages with the mythical and natural worlds to reflect on the strength, vulnerability and beauty of being.

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Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.8 x 23.8 x 5.6 cm
Book Weight:1.092 Kilograms
Author Biography
Bate, Jonathan (Author)
Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship.

Bate is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. He was previously King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool. He has also lectured at various universities in the United States. Bate is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature. He made the Samuel Johnson 2015 shortliast with his title Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life .

Bate lives near Stratford-upon-Avon and is married to author and biography, Paula Byrne. They have three children.

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