The Savage Memories

By posted at 2:00 pm on March 26, 2013 1

“In fact, I think Plath has turned out to be a much better poet than Hughes ever was. Of course he won all the prizes, and his name is on the stones in Poet’s Corner and OK, he’s pretty good, but not that good, whereas she gets better and better.” Granta interviews the critic Al Alvarez, onetime friend of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.

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One Response to “The Savage Memories”

  1. David Shapiro
    at 2:55 pm on March 26, 2013

    I love it when A. sticks it to Hughes. God, Hughes was such an asshole.

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