Claas Kazzer: Earth Moon. This is an excellent site devoted to the work of the late Poet Laureate, Ted Hughes. It contains news, information about articles and publications, a brief biographical sketch and links. Of particular interest is Class’s own essay on Ted Hughes’ writing for children: Creation Tales; and his essay, ‘What is the Truth’ , on the way in which Ted Hughes’s childhood places and experiences are reflected in his poems and stories
Keith Sagar, foremost Hughes scholar, has a Ted Hughes page on his on his website, with details of his new book Ted Hughes and Nature; ‘Terror and Exultation’, and a downloadable essay on ‘The Thought-Fox’.
Roy Davids was described by Ted Hughes as having “provided the moral support and the books” for Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being. He knew Ted well and has written several essays on Ted’s work. These, and a new essay, ‘Ted Hughes Tabletalk – a Counterblast’, can be found under the ‘Articles’ Menu on his homepage.
Dwight Eddins: 'Ted Hughes and Schopenhauer: the poetry of will'. This excellent, in-depth analysis traces the shadow of Schopenhauer in some of Hughes’s best-known poems. Ted Hughes once said: “The only philosophy I ever really read was Schopenhauer’s. He impressed me all right”. The essay was first published in Twentieth Century Literature, Hofstra University, Spring 1999. It may also be obtained by e-mail from Prof. Eddins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artifex: Leonard Baskin and the Gehenna Press Leonard Baskin and Ted Hughes were lifelong friends. Baskin illustrated many of Ted Hughes poems and they collaborated to produce a number of Limited Edition books which were published by the Gehenna Press. Some of the illustrations from these books as well as information about their collaboration can be found at this site, which belongs to Cornell University Library. Another selection of Baskin images can be seen on the R. Michelson Galleries web site.
Richard Webster: ‘The Thought-fox and the Poetry of Ted Hughes’. This essay was first published in The Critical Quarterly, vol, 26, no. 4 Winter 1984.
Mytholmroyd and The Iron Man: The Iron Man has been adopted by the schoolchildren of Mytholmroyd. Click on ‘Ted Hughes Corner’ on the Mytholmryd Homepage for more information.
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