Birthday Letters NPR coverage of Birthday Letters: Poems by Ted Hughes. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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A collection of poetry addressed to Hughes' late wife, poet Sylvia Plath, reexamines the psychological breakdown that led to both some of her greatest poems and to her untimely death.
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Sylvia Plath's Husband, Ted Hughes, Lived A Life Of Poetry And Tragedy