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Bold, Alan, Gunn & Hughes: Thorn Gunn and Ted Hughes,

New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1976.

Thom Gunn and Ted Hughes first established a foothold in 1950s England, and this study offers a thoughtful review of each poet's aesthetic origins and the themes that preoccupied the writers in their earliest works. Although the focus on Hughes will be of less value to the reader interested in a deeper appre-

ciation of Gunn, Bold's volume nonetheless presents the similar and increasingly divergent currents present in their subsequent works. Long considered an expatriate living and writing in the West Coast, Gunn's debt to the long British literary tradition from which he arose is presented here, firmly placing him as an inheritor of and rebel to that legacy.

Dyson, A. E., ed., Three Contemporary Poets: Thomas Gunn, TedHughes, andR. S. Thomas, London: Macmillan, 1990.

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