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Out of the ashes

Author: Frieda Hughes
Publisher: Hexham, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection from Frieda Hughes's first four books is prefaced by a short memoir about her life and work, including the loss of her parents, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, and brother Nicholas.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frieda Hughes
ISBN: 1780374038 9781780374031
OCLC Number: 1019602185
Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: From Wooroloo (1999) --
Wooroloo --
Farmer --
The Favour --
Operation --
Foxes --
Changes --
Hysterectomy --
The Shout --
Spider --
Thief --
Fish --
Caesarean --
Fire 1 --
Ghost --
Granny --
Three Old Ladies --
Frances --
Rosa --
Winifred --
Kookaburra --
Bird --
Dead Cow --
Damien's Other Cow --
Giraffes --
Tiger --
Birds --
Readers --
In Peace --
From Stonepicker (2001) --
Stonepicker --
Playground --
Visitants --
Fear --
Dr Shipman --
The Wound --
The Little War --
Communion --
Beauty 1 --
Beauty 2 --
The Birdcage --
Phone Call --
Myra Painting --
Hospital Waiting Room --
Landmines --
Mother --
The Dying Room --
Man Starving --
Lunch --
Endometriosis --
The Writer's Leg --
The San Francisco Fire --
Salmon --
Beetle --
Crocodiles --
My Face --
Left Luggage --
Silence --
Bagman --
Breasts --
The Signature --
For Ted and Leonard --
The Last Secret --
Conversation with Death --
From Waxworks (2002) --
Introduction --
Madame Tussaud --
Medusa Note continued: Pandora --
Damocles --
Medea --
Circe --
Rasputin --
Samson --
Sibyl --
Rumpelstiltskin --
Thor --
Sisyphus --
Houdini --
Malchus --
Cinderella --
Jezebel --
Malvolio --
Hippolytus --
Durga --
Job --
Nebuchadnezzar --
Sweeney Todd --
Salome --
Vlad the Impaler --
Morgan le Fay --
Echidna --
Nemesis --
Sawney Beane --
Arachne --
Prometheus --
Honos --
Lucrezia Borgia --
Satan --
The First Horseman --
The Second Horseman --
The Third Horseman --
The Fourth Horseman --
Lazarus --
From the Book of Mirrors (2009) --
The Book of Mirrors --
Stonepicker and the Book of Mirrors --
January --
Stunckle's Night Out --
The Sign --
Self-examination --
The Cure --
Woman Falling --
Stunckle Goes to a Party --
Preparing the Ground --
Puberty --
Stunckle Sings --
My Mother --
Harpist --
Message to a Habitual Martyr --
Stunckle and the Book of Mirrors --
Love Poem to a Down's Syndrome Suicide Bomber --
The Problem --
Two Women --
Stunckle's Cousin --
Gift Horses Note continued: Stunckle's Wish for a Family --
To the Victor, an Empty Chalice --
Here We Begin --
Stunckle as Eyeglass --
Stunckle's Truth --
The Idea of a Dog --
Nearly Fifty --
Stunckle's Uncle --
Assia Gutmann --
Three Views of a Car Crash --
The Reason for Not Being --
Poet With Thesaurus --
Things My Father Taught Me --
Firstborn --
Letters --
To the Daughter I Never Had --
To the Daughter I Could Not Be --
Childhood Photograph --
Sleepwalking --
Nesting --
Doll --
Food Fight --
Second Thoughts --
School Doctor --
Orphan --
Potato Picking --
Verbal Warning --
George --
George Examines --
My Crow --
Slowly Recovering Crow --
Oscar Flies --
Oscar Sleeps --
The Trouble with Death --
Pheasant Running --
Pheasant Escaping --
Dead Pheasant --
How It Began --
Letter-bomb --
Endgame --
For Nick --
Eulogy for Nick.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Frieda Hughes.

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`An accomplished painter, she brings to her poetry the same landscape of contrasts, in her vivid descriptions of light and dark, struggle and release, the cleansing properties of fire. She is a Read more...

 
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