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- DescriptionThe correspondence between the English poet Ted Hughes and the literary critic Keith Sagar began in 1969 and lasted until Hughes's death in 1998. During that time Hughes wrote 146 letters to Sagar, which show a unique dialogue between a writer and a critic.
- Author BiographyKeith Sagar was Reader in Literature at Manchester University for 33 years. He is now a Special Professor at Nottingham University. He has published over 20 books, most of them on D.H. Lawrence or Ted Hughes, including The Art of Ted Hughes (1978) and Ted Hughes and Nature: 'Terror and Exultation' (2010). Ted Hughes (1930 - 1998) is widely considered the greatest English poet of the 20th century. He is best known for his poetry collections The Hawk in the Rain (1957), Crow (1970) and Birthday Letters (1998), and the children's book The Iron Man (1968). He also made important contributions to drama, fiction, translation and literary criticism. Hughes received many awards, including the Queen's Gold Medal for poetry in 1974. He became Poet Laureate in 1984, and was awarded the Queen's Order of Merit in August 1998.
- Author(s)Keith Sagar,Ted Hughes
- PublisherThe British Library Publishing Division
- Date of Publication10/05/2012
- GenreAutobiography: Literary
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintThe British Library Publishing Division
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight703 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edited byKeith Sagar
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