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Activist PoeticsAnarchy in the Avon Valley

Activist Poetics: Anarchy in the Avon Valley

John Kinsella

Niall Lucy (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314698
eISBN:
9781846316142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316142
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

John Kinsella is known internationally as the acclaimed author of more than thirty books of poetry and prose, but in tandem with — and often directly through — his creative and critical work, ... More

The Alvarez GenerationThom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

William Wootten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the biography of a taste in poetry and its consequences. During the 1950s and 1960s, a generation of poets appeared who would eschew the restrained manner of Movement poets such as ... More

Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Andrew Duncan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312793
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The book raises the provocative question of just how accurate — and useful — the concept of a British literary culture is for a nation that stretches over 600 miles and includes four distinct ... More

Ciaran CarsonSpace, Place, Writing

Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Neal Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ciaran Carson is one of the most challenging and inventive of contemporary Irish writers, exhibiting verbal brilliance, formal complexity and intellectual daring across a remarkably varied body of ... More

The Common SpringEssays on Latin and English Poetry

The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Niall Rudd

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection aims to bring out the continuity between major poets in Latin and English, presenting to a wider audience papers previously published only in academic periodicals along with a number ... More

Contemporary Irish Women PoetsMemory and Estrangement

Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Lucy Collins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book examines the intersection of private and public spheres through the representation of memory in contemporary poetry by Irish women. It explores how memory shapes creativity in the work of ... More

Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry

Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry

Wayne Chapman (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082686
eISBN:
9781781382318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082686.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This edition makes available the complete poetic works of Irish poet Edward Dowden, whose writings were influential at the turn of the twentieth century. With the addition of “Miscellaneous Poems of ... More

Frank O'Hara NowNew Essays on the New York Poet

Frank O'Hara Now: New Essays on the New York Poet

Robert Hampson and Will Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781846312311
eISBN:
9781846316067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316067
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Frank O'Hara's writing is central to any consideration of twentieth-century American poetry. This book asks why O'Hara remains so important to twenty-first-century readers and writers of poetry. The ... More

A Gallery to Play toThe Story of the Mersey Poets

A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Phil Bowen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is an intimate account of the lives and careers of the so-called Mersey Poets – Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, and Brian Patten – with unparalleled access to whom, the author has written an ... More

Gladsongs and GatheringsPoetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Stephen Wade (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313196
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

With the ‘Liverpool Scene’, poetry registered nationally as a popular art form arguably for the first time. Since then, poetry appears to have contracted once more to its metropolitan, literary ... More

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