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Robert Burns : the making of a national figure

University of Glasgow introduces you to the life, works and global celebrity of Robert Burns

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Poetry

« Poetry is the voice of spirit and imagination and all that is potential, as well as of the healing benevolence that used to be the privilege of the gods » Ted Hughes You don’t ‘explain’ Poetry – You cannot make mistakes when you study a poem ! Listen to the voice of the poet and analyse … Continuer la lecture »

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Ted Hughes’s Biography

On Wikipedia: in English : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Hughes in French : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Hughes On Poetry’s Archive: http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoet.do?poetId=7078 On private sites: http://www.ted-hughes.net/bio_bib.html http://www.zeta.org.au/~annskea/timeline.htm On the BBC: this article was written in 2009 when the BBC launched a survey to elect Britain’s favourite Poet

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The Myth of Beauty

From the ancient Myth of Narcissus to modern Harry Potter’s Mirror of Erised, the image of the mirror and the image in the mirror have made man wonder about the nature of the self and beauty or even the meaning of life itself. Here are a few links that may nurture your personal thinking.   … Continuer la lecture »

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The Thought-Fox

Poem read by author   THE THOUGHT-FOX I imagine this midnight moment’s forest: Something else is alive Beside the clock’s loneliness And this blank page where my fingers move. Through the window I see no star: Something more near Though deeper within darkness Is entering the loneliness: Cold, delicately as the dark snow, A fox’s … Continuer la lecture »

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