Criticism

Keith Sagar's new full-length study Ted Hughes and Nature: 'Terror and Exultation' has just been published by Fastprint Publishing.

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Palgrave Macmillan has just published Edward Hadley's new book, The Elegies of Ted Hughes, which developed from his PhD thesis.

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The following pages collect information on criticism of Ted Hughes's work, including critical publications, online essays and information on conferences.

As with the other sections, web site building is still ongoing, so please bear with me.

Below you will find a chronological list of critical publications (newest publications first). For separate listings with essays and book publications only, please use the menu on the left.

Editor: Gifford, Terry

Authors: Coupe, L.; Davis, A., Drangsholt, J.S.; Gifford, T.; Groszewski, G.; Kerridge, R.; Moulin, J.; O'Connor, D.; Ralph, I.; Roberts, N.; Sagar, K., Sivaramakrishnan, M.; Troupes, D.; VT, U.;

Published in the series New Casebooks by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

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Author: Byrne, Sandy

Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

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Editor: Gifford, Terry

Authors: Bate, J.; Bentley, P.; Brain, T.; Brandes, R.; Corcoran, N.; Davis, A., Gifford, T.; Gill, J.; Hong, C.; Moulin, J.; Roberts, N.; Zajko, V.;

Published by Cambridge University Press, 2011

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Author: Clark, Heather

Published by Oxford Unversity Press, 2011

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Author: Supple, Tim

Published online at ann.skea.com, November 2010

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Author: Weissbort, Daniel

Published by Richard Hollis, 2011

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Author: Myers, Lucas

Published by Richard Hollis, 2011

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 12 September 2010

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Author: Kazzer, Claas

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 12 August 2010

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published on Ann Skea's website ann.skea.com, 21 July 2010

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Author: Kazzer, Claas

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, July 2010

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Author: Pollard, Sophie

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 2010

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Author: Elkin, Roger

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 2010

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Author: Hadley, Edward

Published by Palgrave and Macmillan, 2010

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Author: Sagar, Keith

Published by Fastprint Publishing, 2010

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Author: Huws, Daniel

Published by Richard Hollis, 2010

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in Modern Poetry and Translation, 3: 2010, pp. 76–81

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published on the Translation Café website revista.mttlc.ro/94, 10 February 2010

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 2009

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Author: Elkin, Roger

Published online at www.earth-moon.org, 2009

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Author: Wilcockson, Collin

Published in Agenda, Vol. 44 No 4 / Vol 45 No 1, 2009

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published by Routledge, 2009

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Author: Hadley, Edward

Published on www.earth-moon.org, 2008

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published at ann.skea.com, 2008

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Originally commissioned for Wolf 17, 2007, pp. 65–6

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Author: Roberts, Neil

Published by Macmillan, 2006 (paperback 2009)

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Author: Schuchard, Ronald (ed.)

Emory internal publication, Emory Across Academe, No. 6,
Emory University 2006.

 

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Author: Skea, Ann

On-line publication since 2005.

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Author: Skea, Ann

Ongoing on-line publication since 2000; completed 2005

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Author: Skea, Ann

Paper presented at Emory University in 2005, online at ann.skea.com

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Author: Moulin, Joanny (ed.)

Published by Routledge, 2004

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Author: Middlebrook, Diane

Published by Viking Adult, 2003 (paperback: Penguin 2004)

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published online at www.roydavids.com

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Author: Bell, Charlie

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 2002

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published in The Author and online at www.roydavids.com, 2002

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in EJES (European Journal of English Studies) April 2002

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Author: Feinstein, Elaine

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2001

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Author: Brlek, Tomislav

Published in Bernard, Jeff and Gloria Withalm (eds.): Mythen, Riten, Simulakra: Semiotische Perspektiven / Myths, Rites, Simulacra: Semiotic Perspectives. Vienna: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Semiotik: 969–992, 2001

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Author: Brain, Tracy

Published by Longman, 2001

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in Thumbscrew, No 18, Spring 2001, pp. 114–117

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Can Poetry Make Anything Happen? La poésie dans l'enseignement de l'anglais, Eds. Helen Goethals & Adolphe HABERER, Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2001, 19-25

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Author: Kazzer, Claas

Published in Ted Hughes: Wie Dichtung Entsteht Essays. Insel/Suhrkamp, 2001

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Author: Myers, Lucas

Published on www.earth-moon.org, 2001

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Author: Myers, Lucas

Published by Proctor's Hall Press, 2001

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Author: Wagner, Erica

Published by W. W. Norton & Company, 2000

 

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Author: Sagar, Keith

Published by Liverpool University Press, 2000

2nd revised edition 2007

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in La nuit chez Shakespeare & ses contemporains: l'invisible présence, Ed. Simone Kadi, Presses Universitaires de Valenceinnes, 2000, 295-303

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Author: Kaußen, Wolfgang

Published in Insel Almanach auf das Jahr 2000. Gedanken zum 20. Jahrhundert. Insel Verlag, 1999

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Author: Skea, Ann

On-line book published on ann.skea.com since 2000

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Author: Skea, Ann

On-line book published on ann.skea.com since 2000

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Author: Sagar, Keith

Published on www.earth-moon.org, 2000;

Introductory Talk on Alcestis for the Performance at the Lowry in Salford, by Northern Broadsides.

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Author: Skea, Ann

On-line book published on ann.skea.com since 2000

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Author: Ingelbien, Raphaël

Published in Contemporary Literature, 40.4 (Winter 1999): 627-58

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Author: Moulin, Joanny (ed.)

Published by Editions du Temps, 1999

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Author: Gammage, Nick (ed.)

Published by Faber & Faber, 1999

 

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published by Didier-Érudition, 1999

 

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published by L'Harmattan Édition-Diffusion, 1999

 

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Author: Wright, Carolyne

Published in The Poetry Review, Vol 89, No 3, 1999

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in Thumbscrew 14, autumn 1999 (www.bristol.ac.uk/thumbscrew/thum_rev.html)

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published in Gammage, Nick (ed.): The Epic Poise, and online at www.roydavids.com, 1998

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published in Gammage, Nick (ed.): The Epic Poise, and online at www.roydavids.com, 1999

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Author: Davids, Roy

Published online at www.roydavids.com, 1999

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Author: Swift, Graham

Published in Granta, No. 65, Spring 1999

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Author: Gammage, Nick

Published in Patrick Quinn (ed): New Perspectives on Robert Graves. Susquehanna University Press, 1999

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Author: Kazzer, Claas

Published in Bertrand Rougé (ed.): Q/W/E/R/T/Y 9, Publications de l'Universite de Pau, 1999

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Author: Roberts, Neil

Published in Bertrand Rougé (Ed): Q/W/E/R/T/Y 9.1999

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Author: Eddins, Dwight

Published in 20th Century Literature, 45:1, Spring 1999, pp. 94–109

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Author: Clanchy, Kate

Published in Thumbscrew 14, autumn 1999 (www.bristol.ac.uk/thumbscrew/thum_rev.html)

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Études Anglaises, 52: 4 (octobre-décembre 1999), 435-447

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Author: Sweeney, Matthew

Published in The Poetry Book Society Bulletin, No 180, Spring 1999

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Études anglaises 52-1 (1999): 69-73

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Author: Paul, Lissa; Hunt, Peter

Published in Signal Approaches to Children's Books, January 1999, p. 69

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published online at ann.skea.com, 1999

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Author: Brownjohn, Sandy

Published in The Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine, June 11, 1999

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Author: Heaney, Seamus

Published in The Irish Times: Jan. 27 1998

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Author: Bere, Carol

Published in The Literary Review, Vol. 41, No. 4 (Summer 1998): pp. 556-561

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Author: Bentley, Paul

Published by Longman, 1998

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Author: Sagar, Keith; Tabor, Stephen

Published by Mansell, 1998

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published at ann.skea.com, 1998

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Author: Kazzer, Claas

Published in Inklings Jahrbuch, 1997

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Author: Shapiro, Michael

Dissertation, UMI, 1998

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published online at ann.skea.com, 1999

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in The Yorkshire Post, Thursday, 19 June 1997

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published on www.earth-moon.org, 2000, conference paper 1996

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Author: Strotmann, Birgit

Published by Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 1995

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Author: Kupferschmidt-Neugeborn, Dorothea

Published by Narr, Tübingen, 1995

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in History in Literature, ed. Hoda Gindi, Department of English, University of Cairo, 1995, 67-83, republished on www.earth-moon.org, 2000

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Études anglaises 48.2 (1995): 173-83

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in chapter six in Gifford, Terry: Green Voices: Understanding Contemporary Nature Poetry, Manchester UP, 1995, pp 114-39

Republished 2011

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Études Britanniques Contemporaines 8 (1995), 37-50

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Le corps dans tous ses états, ed. Marie-Claire Rouyer, Bordeaux: Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 1995, 209-26

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Author: Read, Vanessa S.

Thesis, University of Pretoria, 1995

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published on www.earth-moon.org, 2000; symposium paper, Glasgow 1995

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published by University of New England Press, 1994

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Author: Sagar, Keith (ed.)

Published by St. Martin's Press, 1994

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published online at ann.skea.com

Talk originally given at the University of Cairo, December, 1994

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published in Sagar, Keith (ed.): The Challenge of Ted Hughes, 1994, now online at ann.skea.com

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in L'altérité dans la culture du monde anglophone, Le Mans: publications de l'Université du Maine, (1993), 133-141

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Author: Scigaj, Leonard M. (ed.)

Published by G. K. Hall, 1992

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in Études Britanniques Contemporaines 1 (1992), 89-103

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published in Scigaj, Leonard (ed.), Critical Essays on Ted Hughes, 1992. Now online at ann.skea.com

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Author: Bishop, Nicholas

Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991

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Author: Scigaj, Leonard M.

Published by Twayne, 1991

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Author: Moulin, Joanny

Published in De Joyce à Stoppard, Écritures de la modernité, ed. Adolphe Haberer, Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 1991, 185-98

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Author: Dyson , A.E. (ed.)

Published by Macmillan, 1990

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Author: Robinson, Craig

Published by Macmillan, 1989

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Author: Paul, Lissa

Published in Signal Approaches to Children's Books, May 1989, pp. 128-37

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Author: Walder, Dennis

Published by Open University Press, 1987

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Author: Scigaj, Leonard M.

Published by University of Iowa Press, 1986

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Author: Paul, Lissa

Published in Signal Approaches to Children's Books, Jan. 1986, pp. 52-63

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Author: West, Thomas

Published by Methuen, 1985

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Author: Skea, Ann

Published in English In Australia, No. 74, Dec. 1985, now online at ann.skea.com

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Author: Paul, Lissa

Diss. York University, Toronto, Ca. 1984

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Author: Webster, Richard

Published in The Critical Quartely, Vol, 26, No. 4, Winter 1984; Online at Richard Webster's site ww.richardwebster.net/hughes.html

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Author: Sagar, Keith (ed.)

Published by Manchester University Press, 1983

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Author: Sagar, Keith; Tabor, Stephen

Published by Mansell, 1983

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Author: Bere, Carol

Published in The Literary Review 24, Spring 1981, pp. 427-434;

reprinted in Scigaj, Leonard (ed.): Critical Essays on Ted Hughes;


reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism (Gale Research, Detroit, MI, 1986, 1998)

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Author: Hirschberg, Stuart

Published by Wolfhound Press, 1981

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Author: Gifford, Terry; Roberts, Neil

Published by Faber & Faber, 1981

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Author: Roberts, Neil, Gifford, Terry

Published by Faber & Faber, 1981

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Author: Faas, Ekbert

Published by Black Sparrow Press, 1980

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Author: Gifford, Terry

Published in Kingfisher I, 1978 (46–53), republished on www.earth-moon.org, 1999

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Author: Sagar, Keith (ed.)

Published by Cambridge University Press, 1975;

Second, extended edition 1978

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Author: Mitgutsch, Waltraud

Published by Universität Salzburg, 1973

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Author: Smith, A.C.H.

Published by Methuen, 1972

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Author: Sagar, Keith

Published by Longman, 1972

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