Sir Jonathan Bate: 'Ted Hughes, The Unauthorised Life'

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Nov 16, 2017
from 06:15 PM to 07:15 PM


Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

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Sir Jonathan Bate studied at Cambridge and Harvard universities. Well known as a biographer, critic, broadcaster and scholar, he is Provost of Worcester College and Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. Jonathan will tell the inside story of the dramatic process of writing a biography of Ted Hughes.

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