Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

Sylvia Plath Ted Hughes.

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Sylvia Plath | Books | The Guardian

The issue includes a remarkable and previously unpublished poem by Ted Hughes, “Last letter”, describing the days leading up to the suicide of his first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath. Its first line is: “What happened that night? Your final night.” — and the poem ends with the moment Hughes is informed of his wife’s death.

New Statesman: Melvyn Bragg

A sketch of British poet Ted Hughes by Sylvia Plath entitled “Portrait of me, made by Sylvia Plath, circa 1957” released by Bonhams auctioneers in central London, Sept. 29, 2005. (Bonhams/Handout/Reuters) On the right: An undated photo taken of Britain’s Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, who died on Oct. 28, 1998, after an 18-month fight against cancer. Hughes was hailed by some critics as one of the country’s greatest writers this century. (Reuters)

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