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Lecture: Jonathan Bate on "Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life"

Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin TX

Nov 18 2015
Lecture: Jonathan Bate on "Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life"

Ted Hughes’s will stipulates that there be no official biography of his life. Scholar Jonathan Bate worked with the Hughes’s estate for four years to create an account of a “literary life.” The estate suddenly revoked its permission to quote freely from the archive, held at the British Library. Bate challenged himself to find a way to continue his project, which ironically became more of a biography than the original plan to emphasize the development of a poetic voice. “I am

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