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Rain Charm for the Duchy : And Other Laureate Poems - Ted Hughes

Rain Charm for the Duchy

And Other Laureate Poems

Paperback Published: 22nd June 1992
ISBN: 9780571167135
Number Of Pages: 64

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In 1984 Ted Hughes was made Poet Laureate. Since then, he has fulfilled his duties by writing a number of poems celebrating important royal occasions. These are major works, calling on the Laureate's full powers and embodying a complete vision of royalty and nationhood. Rain-Charm for the Duchy collects these poems for the first time. It also contains a section of notes, throwing light on the context and genesis of each poem.

Rain-Charm for the Duchyp. 1
Two Poems for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
The Dream of the Lionp. 5
Little Salmon Hymnp. 7
A Birthday Masque
The First Giftp. 9
An Almost Thornless Crownp. 10
The Second Giftp. 13
The Ringp. 14
The Third Giftp. 17
Candles for the Cakep. 18
The Song of the Honey Beep. 23
Two Songs
For Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of Yorkp. 26
For the Christening of Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of Yorkp. 27
A Masque for Three Voicesp. 29
The Unicornp. 43
X-Rayp. 43
Falstaffp. 44
The Unicornp. 45
A Unicorn Called Arielp. 46
Envoip. 47
Notesp. 49
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780571167135
ISBN-10: 0571167136
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 22nd June 1992
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.7  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1

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