The Spoken Word: Ted Hughes

Poems and Short Stories

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The Spoken Word: Ted Hughes
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2 CDs with booklet | © 2008
Compact Disc $25.00 ISBN: 9780712305495 Published September 2009 For sale in North and South America only
This first of a pair of two CD set is drawn from the BBC Radio broadcasts of Ted Hughes and features live and studio recordings of the poet introducing and reading his own work. The recordings include his earliest surviving poetry broadcast and extensive selections from Remains of Elmet and Moortown Diary, plus selections from his Crow poems and two complete short stories, The Harvesting and Snow.
 
Hughes was Poet Laureate from 1984 till his death in 1998 and is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished British poets of the post-war period. Most of the broadcasts are previously unpublished.
Contents
Radio broadcasts of the poet introducing and reading selections from his poems and short stories including:
 
The Harvesting
Snow
Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow
Remains of Elmet
Moortown Diary
Earth-numb
Adam and the Sacred Nine
 
Includes previously unreleased recordings
 
2 discs
Duration: 143 minutes
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