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Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes

(2001)
The Life of a Poet
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"[The] biography that needed to be written, an attempt to set the record straight and clear the air." - The New York Times Book Review

Although Ted Hughes ended his days as England's beloved poet laureate, his life was dogged by tragedy and controversy. He never entirely recovered from the suicide of his wife Sylvia Plath in 1963, for which many have held his adultery responsible. In this insightful biography, the first written since Hughes's death, Elaine Feinstein explores an altogether more complex situation, throwing new light on his relationship with his lover Assia Wevill, who later killed herself along with their young daughter. 12 b/w photographs.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2001 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
ISBN: 0-393-04967-1 / 978-0-393-04967-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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October 2001 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
ISBN: 0-297-64601-X / 978-0-297-64601-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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2001 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s):
ISBN: 0-641-68578-5 / 978-0-641-68578-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Weidenfeld&Nicolson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

October 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
ISBN: 1-4746-0557-5 / 978-1-4746-0557-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2003 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
ISBN: 0-393-32362-5 / 978-0-393-32362-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2002 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
ISBN: 0-7538-1357-2 / 978-0-7538-1357-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet
Author(s): Elaine Feinstein
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Availability: Amazon UK   


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