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The Thing About Roy Fisher: Critical Studies

John Kerrigan and Peter Robinson


The Thing About Roy Fisher, edited by John Kerrigan and Peter Robinson, brings together critical essays that aim to increase the awareness of the literature produced by Roy Fisher during his forty year writing career. The following studies offer analytical research that focus on the historical context and influences surrounding Fisher’s writing, including the writer’s block he experienced in the late 1960s and his personal relationship to the city of Birmingham. The text also makes a comment on the work’s reception from both critical and public opinion and measures how well Fisher’s poetry is ... More

Keywords: English Literature, Literary Studies, Literary Criticism, Poetry, Poets, Roy Fisher

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780853235156
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853235156.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Kerrigan, editor

Peter Robinson, editor