Series 9
Audiovisual materials
AV1 (copies DVD1-3; CD1-41)

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of audiovisual materials relating to Ted Hughes including audiocassettes, videotapes, and a motion picture film. The majority of the audiocassettes are of Ted Hughes dictating Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being to a typist which includes all capitalization, punctuation, etc. Chapter numbers are based on Ted Hughes' dictation; some may be incorrect. Other audiocassettes include a 1963 British Broadcasting Corporation interview with Sylvia Plath from BBC Sound Archives and "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes," 13 May 1999. The motion picture film dipicts a Mexborough Grammar School field trip to Switzerland in 1949.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Ted Hughes dictating Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being
Box Folder Content
AV1 - Introduction [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Introduction [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 1, Side A [chapter 1] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 2, Side A [chapter 1] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 3, side A [chapter 1] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 3, side B [chapter 1] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 4, side A [appendix, chapter 2, chapter 3] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 4, side B [chapter 3, chapter 4] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 5, side A [chapter 4, section 3 chapter 5, chapter 8, chapter 11] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 5, side B [chapter 7, chapter 12] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 6, side A [chapter 12, chapter 14] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 6, side B [chapter 14, chapter 15, chapter 16, section 4] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 7, side A [chapter 22, chapter 23, chapter 24] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 7, side B [chapter 24, chapter 25] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Chapter 25B-25C [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Chapter 25C-25D [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Chapter 25D [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 8, side A [chapter 25] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 9, side B [section 5, chapter 27] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 9, side A [chapter 27, chapter 29] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 9, side B [chapter 29] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 10, side A [chapter 30, chapter 31, chapter 32] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 10, side B [chapter 32, chapter 33, chapter 34, chapter 35] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 11, side A [chapter 35, chapter 36, chapter 37, chapter 38, chapter 39] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 11, side B [chapter 39, chapter 40, chapter 41] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 12, side A [chapters unknown] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 12, side B [chapters unknown] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 13, side A [chapter 44, chapter 45, chapter 46, chapter 47] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 13, side B [chapter 47, chapter 48] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 14, side A [chapters unknown] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 14, side B [chapter 53] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 15, side A [chapter 53, chapter 54] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 15, side B [chapter 54, chapter 55, chapter 56] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Tape 16 [chapter 56, chapter 57] [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Text beginning, "VENUS AND ADONIS, new paragraph, He knew this myth from Greek and Latin Contexts, though his feeling for it..." [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - Text beginning, "Years ago, in a brief note to an Anthology, capital A, of Shakespeare's, capital S, verse, I made an observation about a basic structural pattern, and a fundamental dramatic idea..." [original: audio cassette]
AV1 - "Urgent", tape beginning, "This is a piece that I'd like you to do before you do anything else... It's the same - similar - material to the rest of the papers, but it's a separate article... In a brief introduction..." [original: audio cassette]
AV1 "Urgent" [cont'd] [original: audio cassette]
Other
AV1 - "The Poet Speaks," Sylvia Plath interviewed by Peter Orr, BBC, 30 October 1962
AV1 - "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes," 13 May 1999 [1 of 2] [See also Series 8: Personal effects and memorabilia, "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes, program"]
AV1 - "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes," 13 May 1999 [2 of 2] [See also Series 8: Personal effects and memorabilia, "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes, program"]
Videocassettes-Ted Hughes work
AV1 Hedger, Ray - "Crow" (1981) [a free interpretation of the book Crow by Ted Hughes] [original: VHS] (access copy available, DVD1)
AV1 Bryant, Christopher - "Relic" (1982) [Film accompanied by poems of Ted Hughes] [original: VHS] (access copy available, DVD2)
Motion picture films
AV1 - Mexborough Grammar School field trip to Switzerland, 1949 [original: film] (access copy available, DVD3)
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