Posts Tagged: ted hughes

Following the Fellows: Katherine Robinson

I spent a week in the Emory Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library reading Ted Hughes’s notes and drafts for Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow and Cave Birds: An Alchemical Cave Drama.  I am researching Hughes’s use of stories from The Mabinogion—  a collection of Welsh myths recorded…

Following the Fellows: David Troupes

What can we make of the early drafts of a poem? What is the status of the discarded line? These questions were somewhere in the back of my mind as I prepared for my three-week visit to the Rose Library to pore through the Ted Hughes archive as part of the research for my PhD….