The Art of Ted Hughes

The Art of Ted Hughes Dr Sagar believes that when we see Ted Hughes work as a whole with each book a stage in a psychic adventure involving new stylistic challenge we shall see it to be the achievement of a major poet In

  • Title: The Art of Ted Hughes
  • Author: Keith M. Sagar
  • ISBN: 9780521293211
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dr Sagar believes that when we see Ted Hughes work as a whole, with each book a stage in a psychic adventure involving new stylistic challenge, we shall see it to be the achievement of a major poet In this study of Ted Hughes, Dr Sagar gives most of his attention to individual poems, their meaning and coherence, their relation to each other and to the poetic tradition, thDr Sagar believes that when we see Ted Hughes work as a whole, with each book a stage in a psychic adventure involving new stylistic challenge, we shall see it to be the achievement of a major poet In this study of Ted Hughes, Dr Sagar gives most of his attention to individual poems, their meaning and coherence, their relation to each other and to the poetic tradition, their sources and background often in mythology and folklore , and their relevance to living in our time He began reading Hughes in 1957 when The Hawk in the Ruin appeared, and has followed his development closely ever since here, with benefit of hindsight, he attempts to retrace that journey A chapter is devoted to each major work.

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