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Erica Wagner

Full Name: Erica Wagner
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 0393323013, 9780393323016
Keywords: story, birthday, letters, plath, sylvia, gift, ted, hughes, ariel
Pages: 312
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

When Ted Hughes's Birthday Letters was published in 1998, it was greeted with astonishment and acclaim, immediately landing on the bestseller list. Few suspected that Hughes had been at work for a quarter of a century on this cycle of poems addressed to his first wife, Sylvia Plath. In Ariel's Gift, Erica Wagner explores the destructive relationship between these two poets through their lives and their writings. She provides a commentary to the poems in Birthday Letters, showing the events that shaped them and, crucially, showing how they draw upon Plath's own work. 8 pages of b/w photographs.
ISBN: 0393061485, 9780393061482
Keywords: novel, seizure
Pages: 224
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 40%
ISBN: 1862071470, 9781862071476
Keywords: gravity
Pages: 240
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 094806580X, 9780948065804
Keywords: stories, sea
Pages: 320
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 100%

To mark the 70th anniversary of the opening of the National Maritime Museum, this collection features short stories that were inspired by a great literary muse—the sea. Written by an impressive line-up of British and Irish authors, it is intended as a celebration not only of the sea but also of the wealth and diversity of contemporary writing talent. From the remote and wild coastal landscapes of Orkney and the west of Ireland, to mysteries set in the Mediterranean and stories inspired by John Franklin’s ill-fated expedition to find the North-West Passage in the 19th century, this c
ISBN: 0140281215, 9780140281217
Keywords: time, book, stories, short, paris
Pages: 208
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 60%

Contents Introduction · Nicholas Royle Paris · Patricia Duncker Une étrange aventure de Richard Blaine · Kim Newman Rosebud · Maureen Freely The Barge · Didier Daeninckx (translated by Nicholas Royle) Story to be translated from English into French and then translated back (without reference to the original) · Toby Litt Fluency · Michèle Roberts The Events · Edward Fox The Convalescents · Ron Butlin I Love Paris · Marie Darrieussecq (translated by Nicholas Royle) Debauchery · Adam Thorpe Seven Stations in the Paris Whirlwind · Michel Butor The Taste of Apricots: une histoire de f