Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 46 items

  • Keywords: British poetry x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More


The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Robert Sheppard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313806
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book unearths a secret history of fifty years of experimental British verse, revealing and illuminating the daring work of British poets who have spent a half-century rewriting the rules of ... More


The British Poetry Revival 1960–1978

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter defines the literary movement called the British Poetry Revival from 1960 to 1978. The first widely available gathering of the British Poetry Revival was the 1969 campaigning anthology ... More


‘The liquid choirs of his tribes’: Dylan Thomas as icon, influence and intertext

John Goodby

in The Poetry of Dylan Thomas Under the Spelling Wall: Under the Spelling Wall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318764
eISBN:
9781781380819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318764.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that Thomas' poetry has been a kind of secret, but powerful, leaven in US and British poetry over the last fifty years, and that he continues to haunt the fraught zone between ... More


Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Natalie Pollard (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is the first book-length critical study of the contemporary British poet, Don Paterson. It includes eight essays by leading literary critics and writers. These explore the social, historical, ... More


High Lords of Princes: Áedán, Urbgen and Aeðilfrith (576–616)

James E. Fraser

in From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The first king in Scotland whose career is attested well enough in the sources to permit piecing together into a frail narrative is Áedán son of Gabrán. According to Vita Columbae, Áedán went to Iona ... More


The Persistence of the Movement Orthodoxy in the 1980s and 1990s

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses how the The Penguin Book of Contemporary British Poetry represents a development of the Movement Orthodoxy. The arrival of the second anthology entitled The New Poetry in 1993 ... More


Introduction

Natalie Pollard

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter begins with an assessment of Don Paterson's work. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to bring together chapters focusing on his poetry, aphorism, editorial work, ... More


Iain Sinclair

Brian Baker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive critical introduction to one of the most original contemporary British writers, providing an overview of all of Iain Sinclair's major works and an analysis of his vision ... More


Space and time, myth and place

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the ‘British poetry revival’ that Sinclair was engaged in when he wrote and published Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge. It considers the importance of William Blake to Suicide ... More


Terms of Engagement:: Experimental Poetry and its Others

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the concept of experimental poetry and its related terms, namely, non-mainstream, innovative, late modernist, difficult, and avant-garde. It considers Carrie Etter’s Infinite ... More


The State of Poetry

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyzes the state of British poetry. It identifies a split between ‘raising and belonging’ poets whose work is an expression of belonging to a ‘community’ and tries to raise its ... More


‘A Native Ardour of their Minds which Brooked No Master’: Poetry in the North of England

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetry of Northern England. It covers topics such as the paranoia about the South; why northern patriots need to develop resistance to prestige forms of speech; and songs ... More


The Cause of Poetry: Thomas Moult and Voices (1919–21), Harold Monro and The Monthly Chapbook (1919–25)

Mark S. Morrisson

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Thomas Moult's Voices and Monro's Monthly Chapbook, two literary magazines that sought to create a wide platform and critical underpinnings for what they hoped would be a more ... More


Scotland, Britain and The Elsewhere of Poetry

Gerard Carruthers

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Paterson's work in terms of national identity, inheritance, and literary history, considering the poet's engagement with Scottish forebears. How resistant is his work to being ... More


Oral versus Literate

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with a discussion of Georgian poetry and how English poets sought to escape the rhetorical machine of Victorian verse. The escape was made simultaneously through use of colloquial ... More


Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Michael Kirkham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson, Michael Kirkham provides a critical reading of the poetry of Charles Tomlinson. Within the text, Kirkham addresses readers already interested ... More


Conviviality Interrupted or, Herrick and Postmodernism

Leah S. Marcus

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Literary critics have long been interested in Robert Herrick's playfulness, in areas as small as the behaviour of a ribbon and as large as the national response to James I and Charles I's Book of ... More


Introduction

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book focuses on the literary and social identity of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, and Brian Patten – also known as the Mersey Poets – whose work was considered irreverent and sardonic, and ... More


Centre and Periphery

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that the landscape of contemporary poetry is underpinned by a series of structural oppositions: oral versus literary; academic versus colloquial; religious versus secular; ... More


View: