13 Nov 2015

The life and works of poet laureate Ted Hughes

From Nine To Noon, 10:05 am on 13 November 2015

Sir Jonathan Bate was knighted this year for his services to literary scholarship. The Professor of English Literature at Oxford University has many strings to his bow, including biographer, critic, author and broadcaster. He's also an acclaimed Shakespeare scholar. His latest work - Ted Hughes, the unauthorised life, is a result of five years delving into the archive of the late poet laureate. It is the first full length biography of Ted Hughes, and a fascinating insight into the life and work of 20th century poet, his relationship with Sylvia Plath, and celebrating his huge body of work. BOOK - Ted Hughes, the unauthorised life - published by Fourth Estate RRP $49.99