Collected Poems

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All the poems of a great 20th-century poet.

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 ...

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Overview

All the poems of a great 20th-century poet.

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 a voice that, as Seamus Heaney remarked, was simply "longer and deeper and rougher" than those of his contemporaries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780374529659
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Publication date: 7/13/2005
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1376
  • Product dimensions: 5.46 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) produced more than forty books of poetry, prose, drama, translation, and children's literature, including, in the last decade of his life, Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being; Tales from Ovid; verse adaptations of Aeschylus's Oresteia, Racine's Phedre, and Euripides' Alcestis; and Birthday Letters. He lived in Devonshire.

Paul Keegan is poetry editor of Faber and Faber in London.

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements

EARLY POEMS AND JUVENILIA (1946-57)

THE HAWK IN THE RAIN (1957)

UNCOLLECTED (1957-59)

LUPERCAL (1960)

UNCOLLECTED (1960-67)

from RECKLINGS (1966)

from WODWO (1967)

UNCOLLECTED (1967-70)

[CROW]

FOUR CROW POEMS (1970)

A FEW CROWS (1970)

from CROW: FROM THE LIFE AND SONGS OF THE CROW (1970)

from CROW WAKES (1971)

from POEMS. RUTH FAINLIGHT, TED HUGHES, ALAN SILLITOE

UNCOLLECTED (1971-73)

PROMETHEUS ON HIS CRAG (1973)

UNCOLLECTED (1974-75)

SEASON SONGS (1976)

UNCOLLECTED (1976-77)

from GAUDETE (1977)

UNCOLLECTED (1977-78)

from ORTS (1978)

CAVE BIRDS (1978)

ADAM AND THE SACRED NINE (1979)

REMAINS OF ELMET (1979)

UNCOLLECTED (1979)

MOORTOWN DIARY (1979)

2from EARTH-NUMB (1979)

UNCOLLECTED (1980-81)

from A PRIMER OF BIRDS (1981)

UNCOLLECTED (1981-83)

from RIVER (1983)

UNCOLLECTED (1983-86)

from FLOWERS AND INSECTS (1986)

UNCOLLECTED (1987-89)

from WOLFWATCHING (1989)

CAPRICCIO (1990)

RAIN-CHARM FOR THE DUCHY (1992)

UNCOLLECTED (1992-97)

TALES FROM OVID (1997)

BIRTHDAY LETTERS (1998)

HOWLS & WHISPERS (1998)

UNCOLLECTED (1997-98)

Appendix One: Notes and Prefaces by Ted Hughes Appendix Two: Variant Titles Appendix Three: Variant Lists of Contents Notes Index of Titles Index of First Lines

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