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Published: 09 December 2010

270 Pages


ISBN: 9780199558193

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The Grief of Influence

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

Heather Clark

  • The first intertextual analysis of Plath's and Hughes's poetry since the opening of Ted Hughes's archive at Emory University
  • Contains analysis of unpublished manuscripts, including Hughes's Birthday Letters poems and a selection of Plath's lost novel, Falcon Yard
  • Offers a cultural history of the 1950s Anglo-American poetry scene in addition to close readings of Plath's and Hughes's work

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