The Ted Hughes Society Journal

A peer-reviewed journal of cutting-edge Hughes research featuring established scholars and new voices in the field.

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Volume 7, Issue 1 (2018) ISSN 2051-7270 (Download)

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Editorial James Underwood

What Did Ted Hughes Learn from Anthropology? Robert Layton

Ted Hughes and the Post-Nuclear Landscape Felicity Powell

Mapping Elmet: The Duality of Hughes’s Calder Valley Ruth Crossley

From Remains to Elmet: A Lexical Study of Hughes’s West Yorkshire Texts Kyra Piperides

The Lyre of Orpheus: Ted Hughes and Nick Cave Peter Fydler

‘A Buried Land and a Blazing Source’: Ted Hughes and William Golding  Nicola Presley

Two Contemporary Poets and the Ted Hughes Bestiary  Daniel Weston


Volume 6, Issue 2 (2017) ISSN 2051-7270 (Download)

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Editorial Mark Wormald

Hughes’s Notion of Shamanic Healing  Terry Gifford

Hughes and Lawrence Neil Roberts

Like Fury: Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath at Cambridge Heather Clark

Irishwards: Ted Hughes, Freedom and Flow  Mark Wormald

The Parochial Courage of Ted Hughes  Steve Ely

Mayday on Holderness: Ted Hughes, National Service, and East Yorkshire  James Underwood