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Hughes, Ted 1930-1998

Overview
Works: 1,504 works in 4,025 publications in 9 languages and 105,930 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Diaries  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Records and correspondence  Tragedies (Drama)  Science fiction 
Subject Headings: Women poets, American 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Performer, Originator, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Compiler, Adapter, ed, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, pre
Classifications: PR6058.U37, 821.914
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The collected poems by Sylvia Plath( Book )

81 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains in sequence all the poetry written by the author from 1956 until her suicide in 1963, together with fifty selections from her pre-1956 work
The journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath( Book )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the journals of Sylvia Plath, from her student years at Smith College through her marriage to Ted Hughes
Crow: from the life and songs of the crow by Ted Hughes( Book )

65 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of poetry, each poem is an almost funny story, in which natural forces and creatures, mythic figures, even parts of the body act out their special roles, each endowed with its own irrepressible life
Selected poems, 1957-1967 by Ted Hughes( Book )

47 editions published between 1920 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents works from the English poet's books The Hawk in the Rain, Lupercal, and Wodwo
Season songs by Ted Hughes( Book )

46 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-eight poems grouped to represent the four seasons
Tales from Ovid by Ovid( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems from Ovid's The Metamorphoses in a new translation by a British poet. They include the tragedy, Echo and Narcissus, describing Narcissus' descent into madness as "Again and again he kissed / The lips that seemed to be rising to kiss his / But dissolved, as he touched them / Into a soft splash and a shiver of ripples."
How the whale became, and other stories by Ted Hughes( Book )

47 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of creation stories explaining why owls hunt at night, why the dog was chosen to guard farm animals, why polar bears live at the North Pole, and how the elephant came to accept its unique and wonderful qualities
Collected poems by Ted Hughes( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: From the astonishing debut Hawk in the Rain (1957) to Birthday Letters (1998), Ted Hughes was one of postwar literature's truly prodigious poets. This remarkable volume gathers all of his work, from his earliest poems (published only in journals) through the ground-breaking volumes Crow (1970), Gaudete(1977), and Tales from Ovid (1997). It includes poems Hughes composed for fine-press printers, poems he wrote as England's Poet Laureate, and those children's poems that he meant for adults as well. This omnium gatherum of Hughes's work is animated throughout by the voice that, as Seamus Heaney remarked, was simply "longer and deeper and rougher" than that of his contemporaries
The iron giant : a story in five nights by Ted Hughes( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fearsome iron giant becomes a hero when he challenges a huge space monster
River by Ted Hughes( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates fluvial landscapes, their creatures and their regenerative powers. This title features the poems that chronicle of change over the course of the seasons
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Orestia--Agamemnon, Choephori, and The Eumenides--depicts the downfall of the house of Atreus: after King Agamemnon is murdered by Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he does so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of Athens. Together, the three plays are one of the major achievements of Greek antiquity. Hughes's 'acting version' of the trilogy is itself a great performance; while artfully inflected with the contemporary, it has a classical beauty and authority"--Jacket
Wolfwatching by Ted Hughes( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The iron man by Ted Hughes( Book )

76 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clanking iron giant topples from a cliff and lies smashed on the rocks below. Then his various parts begin to stir and reach out for one another. The Iron Man is ready to walk again, and he is very hungry
The hawk in the rain by Ted Hughes( Book )

60 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the author's first volume of verse. When it appeared, it was highly acclaimed
Moortown by Ted Hughes( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cave birds : an alchemical cave drama by Ted Hughes( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the North Star by Ted Hughes( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequence of poems and drawings which capture the essence of the lonely, mysterious creatures who struggle to survive under the North Star
Wodwo by Ted Hughes( Book )

51 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wodwo is Ted Hughes' first book for adults since Lupercal in 1960. It consists principally of the poems he has written in the years since then, but it also contains five stories and one radio play." From the bookjacket
Gaudete : [poems] by Ted Hughes( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lupercal; [poems] by Ted Hughes( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of animal poetry compliments his other work 'The hawk in the rain' and is considered to contain some of his most brilliant work
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The collected poems
Alternative Names
Chʹjuz, Ted 1930-1998

Hughes, Edward James

Hughes, Edward James 1930-

Hughes Edward James 1930-1998

Hughes, Ted

Hughes, Ted 1930-1998

Hughes, Ted (Ted James), 1930-1998

Hʹûz, Ted 1930-1998

Ted Hughes dichter uit Engeland (1930-1998)

Ted Hughes englischer Dichter und Schriftsteller

Ted Hughes poeta e scrittore inglese

Τεντ Χιούζ

Тед Хьюз английский поэт и детский писатель

Тед Хјуз

Хьюз Тед 1930-1998

Хьюз, Тед английский поэт и детский писатель

היוז, טד

טד יוז

יאז, טד 1930-1998

יוז, טד.

יוז, טד 1930-1998

تد هیوز

تيد هيوز

تيد هيوز، 1930-1998

تێد ھیووز

تەد حوگهەس

ਟੈੱਡ ਹਿਊਜ਼

ტედ ჰიუზი ინგლისელი პოეტი და საბავშვო მწერალი

테드 휴스

휴스, 테드 1930-1998

휴즈, 테드 1930-1998

テッド・ヒューズ

ヒューズ, エドワード ジェイムズ

ヒューズ, テッド

ヒューズ, テド

泰德·休斯

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The journals of Sylvia PlathCrow: from the life and songs of the crowSelected poems, 1957-1967Season songsTales from OvidHow the whale became, and other storiesCollected poemsThe iron giant : a story in five nights