British Writers Classics, Volume ll by Jay Parini

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The book's primitivist stylistic experimentation, its range of demotic and authoritative voices, and its black humor—coupled with Hughes's skilful layering of the universal, the political, and the personal-together have contributed to its uninterrupted popularity among readers of all ages and nationalities. Edward (Ted) James Hughes was born in the village of Mytholmroyd in the Yorkshire Pennines, England, in 1930. His father, a carpenter by trade, fought in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I; his mother was a dedicated wife and homemaker.

There it is. Preserved, just possibly, by that one short moment in Copenhagen. . By that final core uncertainty at the heart of things. (p. 94) BOHR: Yes, you did. . On the beach at Tisvilde with us and the boys? He was one of the family. This is the fact with which we have lived since Hiroshima. But there is loss, and Frayn characterizes Chekhov's four great plays in terms that might apply to his own: Her qualms are almost lost in the flood of Bohr's happy reminiscences. She adopts his speech cadences, but her reservations are clear.

London: Wildwood House, 1974. Plays One. London: Methuen, 1986. Contains Alphabetical Order, Donkey's Years, Clouds, Make and Break, Noises Off. Chekhov: Plays. ) London: Methuen, 1988. " New York Review of Books (28 March 2002). SECONDARY WORKS Staub, August. "The Scientist as Byronic Hero: Michael Frayn's Copenhagen. " Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 16, no. 2 (spring 2002): 133-141. Stewart, Victoria. "New Theatre Quarterly 15, no. 4 (November 1999): 301-307. 34 Ted Hughes's Crow JAMES A.

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