Her Husband ePub download
by Diane Wood Middlebrook
- ISBN: 0349115923
- ISBN13: 978-0349115924
- ePub: 1587 kb | FB2: 1891 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: Abacus. 1 Paperback(s); New Ed edition (May 4, 2006)
- Pages: 384
- Rating: 4.5/5
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Diane Helen Wood Middlebrook (April 16, 1939 – December 15, 2007) was an American biographer, poet, and teacher. She taught feminist studies for many years at Stanford University.
Diane Helen Wood Middlebrook (April 16, 1939 – December 15, 2007) was an American biographer, poet, and teacher. She is best known for critically acclaimed biographies of poets Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath (along with Plath's husband Ted Hughes), and jazz musician Billy Tipton. Middlebrook was preparing a biography of the Roman poet Ovid, to be published in 2008. Her death brought that project to a close.
Her Husband: Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath - A Marriage. by. Diane Wood Middlebrook.
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Diane Wood Middlebrook, a biographer, poet and critic known for her best-selling, controversial life of the poet Anne Sexton, died on Saturday in San Francisco. She was 68. The cause was cancer, her family said. At her death, Ms. Middlebrook was emeritus professor of English at Stanford University, where she had taught since the 1960s. Her other biographies were a joint life of Sylvia Plath and her husband, Ted Hughes, and the story of the cross-dressing jazz musician Billy Tipton
Includes bibliographical references (p. -350) and index. Ted Hughes married Sylvia Plath in 1956, at the outset of their brilliant careers
Includes bibliographical references (p. Ted Hughes married Sylvia Plath in 1956, at the outset of their brilliant careers. In this new biography of their marriage, Diane Middlebrook presents a portrait of Hughes as a man, as a poet, and as a husband haunted - and nourished - his entire life by the aftermath of his first marriage.
Dianne Middlebrook launches Her Husband: Hughes and Plath: A Marriage, appropriately, with the birth of the poets lives together. Through her retelling of the historic moment of their first meeting, Middlebrook sets the balanced, literate, and brutally honest tone that she maintains throughout the book. According to Middlebrook, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughess first encounter was violent and almost mythic, punctuated with kisses and biting.
Diane Middlebrook's book about the ill-fated marriage of poets Sylvia . She portrays Hughes, not as an egotistical, philandering husband who abandoned his wife and family, but as a man and a poet, struggling with his failed marriage.
Diane Middlebrook's book about the ill-fated marriage of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes is an extraordinary combination of biography and literary criticism. Rather than focusing on Plath's depression and subsequent suicide, the author offers a valuable, unsentimental analysis of both their work and the influence they had on each other's lives and creative processes. In fact, how marriages fail, and the men and women.
Diane Middlebrook revisits a much mythologised couple with a fresh look at Ted Hughes's poems and other writings. Haunted by Plath's presence, they reveal a mythic view of himself as her husband. Diane Middlebrook revisits a much mythologised couple with a fresh look at Ted Hughes's poems and other writings. Sun 6 Jun 2004 1. 1 BST First published on Sun 6 Jun 2004 1. 1 BST.