Thursday, September 20, 2018

A fugue of sorrow and anger …

… In Sylvia Plath’s final letters, Ted Hughes comes across as a monster.

See also: The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume II: 1956-1963 – review.
Hughes … is not just her husband; he is her religion. “My marriage is the center of my being,” she admits, “I have given everything to it without reserve.”
(Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

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