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THE British Library has apologised to the Carol Hughes, widow of former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, after his name was included on a register of... [Read More]
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The poet had been wrongly included among more than 300 figures whose collections were associated with wealth obtained from colonial violence... [Read More]
The British Library has apologised for linking the late poet Ted Hughes to colonialism and slavery. [Read More]
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The British Library has apologised to the widow of Ted Hughes after suggesting that he may have benefited from the slave trade because of a... [Read More]
The former Poet Laureate, who came from humble origins in Yorkshire, was found to be a descendant of Nicholas Ferrar who was involved in the... [Read More]
The British Library added George Orwell, Lord Bryon, and others to a list of shame for cultural figures with supposed links to slavery. [Read More]
The British Library added a poet to its list of figures connected to slavery because his relative more than 300 years ago was involved in... [Read More]
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Ted Hughes's biographer has hit out at British Library research that links the poet with a 17th-century colonialist who may have benefited from slavery.The library... [Read More]
It's hard to see what clarity is offered by its naming of the poet, not least since its list is riddled with omission, insinuation and... [Read More]
THE decision to include former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes on a list of figures with links to the slave trade because of the activities of... [Read More]
The former Poet Laureate, who came from humble origins in Yorkshire, was found to be a descendant of Nicholas Ferrar who was involved in the... [Read More]
In a bid to become actively anti-racist, the Library is documenting connections – even if tenuous – to slavery and colonialism... [Read More]
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