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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

Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Ross Hair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Avant-Folk is the first comprehensive study of a loose collective of important British and American poets, publishers, and artists (including Lorine Niedecker, Ian Hamilton Finlay, and Jonathan ... 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

Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'HaraDifference, Homosexuality, Topography

Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'Hara: Difference, Homosexuality, Topography

Hazel Smith

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239949
eISBN:
9781846313301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313301
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Frank O'Hara's poetry evokes a specific era and location: New York in the fifties and early sixties. This is a pre-computer age of typewritten manuscripts, small shops, and lunch hours: it is also an ... More

Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Ann Martin and Kathryn Holland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book comprises thirty-five chapters selected from papers delivered at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by the University of Saskatchewan. Chapters link inter- ... More

John Clare and the Place of Poetry

John Clare and the Place of Poetry

Mina Gorji

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311635
eISBN:
9781846315381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315381
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Traditional accounts of Romantic and nineteenth-century poetry have depicted John Clare as a peripheral figure, an ‘original genius’ whose talents set him apart from the mainstream of contemporary ... More

The Laughter of FoxesA Study of Ted Hughes

The Laughter of Foxes: A Study of Ted Hughes

Keith Sagar

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310119
eISBN:
9781846313479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313479
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

A literary figure often overshadowed by his famed wife, Sylvia Plath, and their troubled marriage, Ted Hughes was a brilliant poet in his own right who wrote some of the most important British poetry ... More

Liberty and Poetic LicenceNew Essays on Byron

Liberty and Poetic Licence: New Essays on Byron

Bernard Beatty, Tony Howe, and Charles Robinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235897
eISBN:
9781846315428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315428
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book enters new territory in Byron studies. The volume runs chronologically from the earliest of Byron's productions, through those of his early maturity, to those of his fullest development. It ... More

The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

Caroline Grigson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846311918
eISBN:
9781846315886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315886
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Anne Home Hunter (1741–1821) was one of the most successful song writers of the second half of the eighteenth century, most famously as the poet who wrote the lyrics of many of Haydn's songs. ... More

Monstrous AdversaryThe Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Alan H. Nelson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313592
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Elizabethan Court poet Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, has, since 1920, lived a notorious second, wholly illegitimate life as the putative author of the poems and plays of William ... More

Paul MuldoonCritical Essays

Paul Muldoon: Critical Essays

Tim Kendall and Peter McDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238683
eISBN:
9781846313745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313745
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The essays in this book testify to the fascination of Paul Muldoon's poems, and also to their underlying contentiousness. The contributors see Muldoon from many different angles — biographical, ... More

Poetry & GeographySpace & Place in Post-war Poetry

Poetry & Geography: Space & Place in Post-war Poetry

Neal Alexander and David Cooper (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318641
eISBN:
9781846318061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry & Geography examines the rich diversity of geographical imaginations informing post-war and contemporary poetry in Britain and Ireland. Drawing impetus from the spatial turn in the humanities ... More

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