Eliot’s prize for poetry, Ted Hughes was an acclaimed poet.

This list of Ted Hughes’ publications, life-events and interests is not comprehensive. It was compiled from my own collection of books, newspaper articles, recordings, letters and notes to give an overview of important and formative influences which have helped to shape his work. It also suggests the date at which some of his works originated.

- Launch of St Botolph’s Review. Meets Sylvia Plath

Ted Hughes’ poem ‘The Jaguar’ describes the animals in a zoo and their lifestyles.

Seneca's Oedipus. Adapted by Ted Hughes .

Ted Hughes' "Collected Poems" is an instant masterpiece that will take us years to absorb fully--if indeed such an understanding is ever possible.

The poem is written by poet Ted Hughes.

With luck, the recent North American release of Hughes' "Collected Poems" will help shift our attention back to his remarkable accomplishments as a writer.

Ted Hughes was born in 1930 in Yorkshire into a family of a carpenter.

The Oresteia of Aeschylus: A New Translation by Ted Hughes.

Sections of uncollected poems alternate with groupings that are presented as they appeared in previous books.

And thus unfolds a life in letters: In poem after poem after poem, an early adherence to more formal approaches fades away, while melancholy gathers in the writer's later works even as he builds up his poetic powers.

Considering Hughes within the context of this book, which one presumes will be his definitive textual monument, I could not help but be reminded of the late James Dickey.

Eurpides: Alcestis. In a version by Ted Hughes.

As Ostrom explains, "To a great degree, his stories speak for those who are disenfranchised, cheated, abused, or ignored because of race or class." (51) Hughes's stories speak of the downtrodden African-Americans neglected and overlooked by a prejudiced society.

Hughes offers up the idea that if one is to open ones heart; life will provide unlimited abundance.

Frank Wedekind: Spring Awakening in a New Version by Ted Hughes.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, one of New York's most prestigious publishing houses, has given us "Collected Poems." At 1,333 pages, it offers a broader, deeper view than ever of the poet whose voice was, Heaney said, "longer and deeper and rougher" than that of any of his peers.

Hughes published more than 40 books in his 68 years, but that doesn't mean all the verse here has been seen.

"I wanted to focus my natural world in a 'divine' dimension," Hughes once said.

- ‘The Chronological Order of Sylvia Plath’s Poems ‘(Note in )

This is the second anthology of poems for children (and adults) selected by Heaney and Hughes.

In contrast to the Rattle Bag, this comes as a kind of history of English language poetry and of poetry written in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

As with its companion volume, the choice of poems presented is a surprise and challenge, including poems from Old and Middle English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh.

The book has a foreword by Heaney and an afterword by Hughes.

By the time  was published (1972) he had long been blamed unfairly for Sylvia Plath's suicide.

Jean Racine: Phèdre. A New Version by Ted Hughes.

Like Hughes' "The Iron Man," Dickey's novel "Deliverance" was destined to achieve a fame his verse never would, or at least a pop-culture sheen that got transferred to the movie screen.