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The Thing About Roy FisherCritical Studies$
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John Kerrigan and Peter Robinson

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780853235156

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780853235156.001.0001

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Osmotic Investigations and Mutant Poems: An Americanist Poetic

Osmotic Investigations and Mutant Poems: An Americanist Poetic

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(p.106) 4 Osmotic Investigations and Mutant Poems: An Americanist Poetic
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The Thing About Roy Fisher
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Ian F. A. Bell

Meriel Lland

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853235156.003.0005

In chapter four, Ian F. A. Bell and Meriel Lland discuss Fisher’s poetic practice, focusing in particular on the significance of his use of scepticism, subjectivism, and dissembling. The chapter also focuses on the ways in which Fisher’s poetry crosses borders and boundaries of all kinds and describes how the work of William James and Ezra Pound fit in relation to Fisher’s literature. The poems analysed in this chapter include ‘The Lesson in Composition’, ‘Of the Empirical Self and for Me’, ‘The Six Deliberate Acts’, and ‘Without Location’.

Keywords:   English Literature, Literary Studies, Literary Criticism, Poetry, Poets, Roy Fisher, William James, Ezra Pound, Ian F. A. Bell, Meriel Lland

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