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    Description'In a series of chapters built round poems by a number of writers including himself...Ted Hughes explores, colorfully and intensively, themes such as 'Capturing Animals', 'Wind and Weather' and 'Writing about People'. The purpose throughout is to lead on, via a discussion of the poems (which he does with riveting skill) to some direct encouragement to the children to think and write for themselves. He makes the whole venture seem enjoyable, and somehow urgent...' - "Times Literary Supplement".


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    Title
    Poetry in the Making
    Subtitle
    A Handbook for Writing and Teaching
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ted Hughes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 108 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571233809
    ISBN 10: 0571233805
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    DC22: 821.008
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11500
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000
    Thema V1.0: DC
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Poetry
    Publication date
    07 February 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ted Hughes (1930-98) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year twice, for Tales from Ovid (1997) and Birthday Letters (1998). He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit.
    Review quote
    "A classic anthology of creative writing by a 'guardian spirit of the land and language.' (Seamus Heaney) 'In a series of chapters built round poems by a number of writers including himself... [Ted Hughes] explores, colourfully and intensively, themes such as 'Capturing Animals', 'Wind and Weather' and 'Writing about People'. The purpose throughout is to lead on, via a discussion of the poems (which he does with riveting skill) to some direct encouragement to the children to think and write for themselves. He makes the whole venture seem enjoyable, and somehow urgent...' Times Literary Supplement"