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Assia Wevill

Assia Wevill, Ted Hughes's lover while he was married to Sylvia Plath. Plath commited suicide and 6 years later on Assia did too in a copy-cat way: oven gas.

"We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget." — Joan Didion

Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar & the Impetus to Create “We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not.

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William Morris, textile designer, artist and writer (Born London died Oxford University: theology, poetry and art. Married Jane Burden in 1859 and had two daughters.

Karen Blixen and her little African owl in the living room of her "farm in Africa"... Kenya, 1923.

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” - Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), from “Out of Africa”. Karen Blixen also known by her pseudonym, Isak Dinesen, is famous for.

Henrik Ibsen: Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre.

Henrik Ibsen: Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre.

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* Colette Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette was a defiantly independent woman. She wrote an opera with Ravel, was a confidante of Cocteau.

Karl Ove Knausgaard Interview: A Literary Star Struggles With Regret | The New Republic

Karl Ove Knausgaard is Your Favorite Author's Favorite Author

Karl Ove Knausgaard Interview: A Literary Star Struggles With Regret

1.1950, Plath attended Smith College. She was an exceptional student, and despite a deep depression she managed to graduate summa cum laude in 1955.   After graduation, Plath moved to Cambridge, England, on a Fulbright Scholarship. In 1956, she attended a party and met the English poet Ted Hughes. He then left her and their 2 children in 1962.

Red was your colour. If not red, then white. But red Was what you wrapped around you. Was it blood? Was it red-ochre, for warming the dead? Haematite to make immortal The precious heirlo…

Olwyn with her brothers, Gerald (left) and Ted (right)

Olwyn Hughes: Literary agent and sister of Ted Hughes

Olwyn Hughes became Ted Hughes' literary agent while looking over a contract. She was shocked at the poor terms being offered to him. Olwyn is pictured (centre) with her brothers, Ted (right) and Gerald

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