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Ted Hughes was born in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, in 1930. One of the most important and distinctive writers of his generation, he served as Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998.

The Ted Hughes Network was founded in 2016, and has quickly established itself as a centre of excellence for Hughes-related research, teaching, public engagement, and creativity.

For more information, please contact Dr Steve Ely and Dr James Underwood.

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Language Arts & Humanities
Anarchist Arts & Humanities
Reformation Arts & Humanities
England Arts & Humanities
Solidarity Arts & Humanities
Revolution Arts & Humanities
Saints Arts & Humanities
Mystic Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2016 2018

  • 4 Book
  • 4 Chapter
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Book/Film/Dance Article review

Blurred Boundaries: Literary Biography, Literary Autobiography, and Evidence

Underwood, J., 17 Oct 2018, A Companion to Literary Biography. Bradford, R. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 195-212 8 p. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Literary Text
Literary Biography
Ex Cathedra

Book Review: Ted Hughes and Trauma: Burning the Foxes by Danny O'Connor (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Underwood, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Modern Language Review. 113, 2, p. 394-396

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

Hughes's Yorkshire

Ely, S., 1 Jun 2018, Ted Hughes in Context. Gifford, T. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 145-154 (Literature in Context).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Press / Media