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Ted Hughes, Lived A Life Of Poetry And Tragedy

Ted Hughes left behind a path of personal tragedy and destruction — and also some of the most beautiful poetry in the English language. The British Poet Laureate was the husband of writer Sylvia Plath, who famously committed suicide following his affair with Assia Wevill. Just six years later, Wevill took her own life, and also the life of the young daughter she had with Hughes. More Info: http://www.npr.org/2015/10/10/447156705/sylvia-plaths-husband-ted-hughes-lived-a-life-of-poetry-and-tragedy #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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