Research

  • The Poetry Centre is based within the Department of English and Modern Languages, and has a highly active research culture. A number of academics within the Department listed below work on poetry (in addition to other kinds of writing), and their work spans the ages: from the 1500s to the present day. Click on the links below to find out more about the range of expertise available within the Centre, and visit each researcher’s individual page to learn about the rest of their work and interests.

  • Nathalie’s research interests include 20th Century French and Belgian avant-garde movements, French philosophy (in particular Maurice Merleau-Ponty, philosophy of the visual, and Henri Bergson) and 19th and 20th Century French Literature and the visual arts. You can read her full profile on the EML website.

    Books

    • Christian Dotremont: la conquête du monde par l’image (Paris: L’Harmattan, Paris, 2012).
    • Histoire de la poésie française des 19e et 20e siècles (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2014), co-authored with Nicolas Wanlin.

     Articles and chapters

    • ‘Proust et Breton : pour une autre obscurité’, Marcel Proust aujourd’hui n°9, Autumn 2012.
    • ‘Poésie et paysage dans la poésie belge’, Cahiers de l’AIEF. n°63, May 2011, pp. 91-106.
    • ‘Wilderness in André Breton’s Arcane 17’, Romance Studies Journal. Vol. 29, n°3, April 2011, pp. 198-208.
    • ‘Christian Dotremont et “la perspective du parmi”: une poétique du paysage’, Essays in French Literature and Culture. n°47, November 2010, p.25-42.
    • ‘Christian Dotremont peintre de l’écriture’, Le Livre et l’estampe Vol. LV, nº171, December 2009, p. 227-242.
    • ‘L’un écrit, l’autre pas: Christian Dotremont et Henri Michaux’ in Ecrit(ure)s de peintres belges, ed. by Laurence Brogniez (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2008), pp.189-202.
    • ‘Les logogrammes de Christian Dotremont’, French Studies, Vol. LX, n°1, ISSN 0016-1128, January 2006, pp. 49-62.
    • ‘Proust, Ponge, Jaccottet: un parcours phénoménologique dans le visible’, Studi Francesi, April 2004, pp. 188-127.
    • ‘Lire et du reste regarder, c’est mettre en œuvre son esthétique’, French Studies Bulletin, n°66, Spring 1998, pp. 7-11.

    Katharine specialises in Renaissance literature, with particular interests in the history of reading, the history of the body, and the works of William Shakespeare. Katharine’s full profile is available on the EML website.

    Books

    • Reading Sensations in Early Modern England (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

    Articles and chapters

    • ‘Sympathetic Sonnets’, Shakespeare Survey, 69 (forthcoming, 2016).
    • ‘Ten Times Happier’ in Disability, Health and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body, ed. by Sujata Iyengar (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015), pp. 260-67 [on Shakespeare's Sonnets].
    • ‘Passion and Compassion in Shakespeare’s A Lover’s Complaint’, in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare’s Poetry, ed. by Jonathan Post (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).
    • ‘Part 3: Poems’ in Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England, ed. by Katharine Craik and Tanya Pollard (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).
    • ‘Shakespeare, Sidney, and the Elizabethan Sonnet and Lyric’ in The Cambridge History of English Poetry, ed. by Michael O’Neill (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 154-72.
    • ‘“The Material Point of Poesy”: Reading, Writing and Sensation in Puttenham’s The Arte of English Poesie’ in Environment and Embodiment in Early Modern England, ed. by Mary Floyd-Wilson and Garrett Sullivan (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).
    • ‘John Taylor’s Pot-Poetry,’ The Seventeenth Century, 20.2 (2005), 185-203.
    • ‘Shakespeare’s A Lover’s Complaint and Early Modern Criminal Confession,’ Shakespeare Quarterly, 53.4 (2002), 437-59.
    • ‘Edmund Spenser’s Complaints and the New Poet,’ The Huntington Library Quarterly, 64.1 & 2 (2001), 63-79.
    • ‘Thomas Moffat’s The Silkewormes, and their Flies and English Renaissance Georgic,’ Cahiers Elisabéthains, 60 (2001), 53-65.

    Alex works in the field of modernist studies and on American literature and culture. She has published books and articles on Mina Loy, Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein, American Modernism, New York Dada, technology and literature, Jewish writing, contemporary poetry, modernist drama, and radio. Read Alex’s full profile on the EML website.

    Books

    • Modernist Articulations: A Cultural Study of Djuna Barnes, Mina Loy and Gertrude Stein  (Palgrave: 2007).

    Articles and chapters

    • ‘Technology and Poetry’, in Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Women’s Poetry, ed. Linda Kinnahan (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016).
    • ‘Mina Loy and the Hollywood Industry’, Literature and History, 21.1 (2012).
    • ‘Empire, Motherhood and the Poetics of the Self in Mina Loy’s Anglo-Mongrels and the Rose’, Lifewriting, 6.1 (2009); repr. in Poetry and Autobiography, ed. by Jo Gill and Melanie Waters (Abingdon: Routledge, 2011).
    • ‘Passing in the City: the liminal spaces of Levy’s late work’, in Critical Essays on Amy Levy, ed. by Nadia Valman & Naomi Hetherington (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2010).
    • ‘Contemporary British Poetry’ in The Cambridge Companion to Contemporary British Culture, ed. by John Storey et al (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
    • ‘Murder in Mile End: Amy Levy, Jewishness and the City’, Victorian Literature and Culture, 34.2 (2006).
    • ‘To Who? Gender, Authority and the Speaking Subject in Loy’s Love Lyrics’, How2,1.5 (2001), http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadler_center/how2
    • ‘Autobiography/Auto-mythology: Mina Loy’s Anglo-Mongrels and the Rose’, in Representing Lives: women and autobiography, ed. by Alison Donnell & Pauline Polkey (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000).

    Caroline has worked extensively on traditional ballads and songs in the context of intertextual allusion to them, in particular in the novels of Hardy and Scott. Her first academic publication was a long-playing record on music associated with Thomas Hardy. You can read her full profile on the EML website.

    Books

    • Ballads, Songs andSnatches: the Appropriation of Folk Song and Culture in BritishNineteenth-century Realist Prose (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999).

    Articles and chapters

    • ‘“The Lineaments of Gratified Desire”: Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion and Romantic Literary Treatments of Rape’ in Queer Blake, ed. Helen Bruder and Tristanne Connolly (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
    • ‘An End of an Old Song? The Paratexts of the Waverley Novels and Reference to Traditional Song’, Working with English [refereed web journal], 4 (December 2008), 1-18.
    • Broadsides section of chapter 10 of Resisting Napoleon: the British Response to the Threat of Invasion,1798-1815, ed. by Mark Philp (Basingstoke: Ashgate, 2006), pp. 177-78, 184-91, 200-02.
    • ‘“Queen Lilies’? The Interpenetration of Scientific, Religious and Gender Discourses in Victorian Representations of Plants’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 11:1 (2006), 84-110.
    • ‘“With Mike Hunt I Have Travelled Over the Town”: the Norms of “Deviance” in Sub-respectable Nineteenth-century Song’, Cahiers Victoriens et Eduardiens, 61 (2005), 211-25.
    • ‘The Cheek of the Young Person: Sexualized Popular Discourse as Subtext in Dickens’, Leeds WorkingPapers in Victorian Studies, 4, 2001, 31-45.
    • ‘Mrs Gaskell, “Manchester Song” and its contexts’, Gaskell Society Journal, 10 (March 1996).
    • ‘“Scoundrel Minstrels”: Some Allusions to Song in Two Scott Novels.’ (Paper from 4th International Scott Conference in Edinburgh in 1991) in Scott In Carnival, ed. by J. A. Alexander and D. Hewitt (Aberdeen: Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 1993) pp. 97-103.
    • ‘Thomas Hardy’s Use of Traditional Song’, Nineteenth-Century Literature, 43.4 (1989), 301-34.

    Encyclopaedia articles

    • ‘Elizabeth Hands’ and ‘The Romantic Period Literary Ballad’ in The Encyclopedia of RomanticLiterature, ed. by Frederick Burwick, Nancy Moore Goslee and Diane Long Hoeveler, 3 vols (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
    • Solicited article, ‘Folk Song and English Literature’ [2,500 words], Literary Encyclopedia ( www.litencyc.com), 2003-04.

    Records

    • The Mellstock Quire: annotated long-playing record of folk music associated with Thomas Hardy, in collaboration with A. D. Townsend and other musicians (Dorset: Forest Tracks, 1980).  FT 3016.

    Simon researches in the areas of Romantic-period literature and culture, ecology and literature, working-class literature (1800 to the present), textual criticism and critical theory (especially ecocriticism), and contemporary Scottish literature. Read more about Simon’s work on his full profile.

    Books

    • Co-editor with Scott Mceathron, New Essays on John Clare: Poetry, Culture and Community, ed. by Simon Kövesi and Scott Mceathron (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015).
    • James Kelman (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007). Shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award, 2008.
    • Assistant General Editor of Eighteenth-Century English Labouring-Class Poets, 3 vols., (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2003).
    • Editor, John Clare: Flower Poems (Bangkok: M and C Services, 2001).
    • Co-editor, John Clare: New Approaches, ed. by John Goodridge and Simon Kövesi (Helpston: John Clare Society, 2000).
    • Editor, John Clare: Love Poems (Bangkok: M and C Services, 1999).

    Articles and chapters

    • ‘The Rural Plural: Andrew Kötting, Iain Sinclair and John Clare’, in By Our Selves, ed. by Andrew Kötting (St Leonards on Sea: Badbloodandsibyl, 2015), pp. 184-87.
    • ‘John Clare: Prize-Fighter’, in By Our Selves, ed. Andrew Kötting (St Leonards on Sea: Badbloodandsibyl, 2015), pp. 98-109.
    • ‘John Clare’s deaths: poverty, education and poetry’, in New Essays on John Clare: Poetry, Culture and Community, ed. by Simon Kövesi and Scott Mceathron (Cambridge University Press, 2015), pp. 146-66.
    • ‘Introduction’ with Scott Mceathron, in New Essays on John Clare: Poetry, Culture and Community, ed. by Simon Kövesi and Scott Mceathron (Cambridge University Press, 2015), pp. 1-13.
    • ‘John Clare's Horizons’, Essays in Criticism, LXIII.4 (October 2013), 375-92.
    • 'Interview with David Morley: The Gypsy and the Poet', John Clare Society Journal 32 (2013), 49-71.
    • ‘John Clare & ... & ... & ... Deleuze and Guattari’s Rhizome’, in Ecology and the Literature of the British Left: The Red and the Green, ed. Valentine Cunningham, H. Gustav Klaus and John Rignall (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012), pp. 75-88.
    • ‘John Hamilton Reynolds, John Clare and The London Magazine’, The Wordsworth Circle, 42.3 (Summer 2011), 226-35.
    • ‘Finding Poems, Making Text: John Clare and the Greening of Textual Criticism’, Romanticism, 17.2 (2011), 135-47.
    • ‘Canonicity’ in The Romanticism Handbook, ed. by Joel Faflak and Sue Chaplin (London: Continuum, 2011), pp. 141-57.
    • ‘An Uncatalogued Review of Poems Descriptive, Dublin Inquisitor, January 1821’, John Clare Society Journal, 27 (2008), 73-80.
    • ‘Beyond the Language Wars: Towards a Green Edition of John Clare', John Clare Society Journal, 26 (2007), 61-75.
    • ‘John Clare, Charles Lamb and the London Magazine: “Sylvanus et Urban”’, The Charles Lamb Bulletin, N. S. 135 (July 2006), 82-93.
    • ‘“if I knew that any other use was made of my desires I should be mad”: Competing Narratives of the Politics of John Clare's Language’, The Drouth, 19 (Spring 2006), 35-41.
    • ‘John Clare's “I” and “eye”: Egotism and Ecologism’ in Green and Pleasant Land: English Culture and the Romantic Countryside, ed. by Amanda Gilroy (Leuven and Paris: Peeters, 2004), pp. 73–88.
    • ‘Masculinity, Misogyny and the Marketplace: Clare’s “Don Juan A Poem”’, in John Clare: New Approaches, eds. by John Goodridge and Simon Kövesi (Helpston: John Clare Society, 2000), pp. 187-201.
    • ‘The John Clare Copyright: 1820-2000’, The Wordsworth Circle, 31 (Summer 2000), 112-119 [see http://www.johnclare.info for further information].
    • ‘“Her Curious House is Hidden”: Secrecy and Femininity in John Clare's Nest Poems’, John Clare Society Journal, 18 (1999), 51-63.

    Other

    • Simon appeared in Andrew Kötting's feature film By Our Selves (2015), talking about Clare. He is the Editor of The John Clare Society Journal.

    Niall mainly works in the field of American Literature, especially with modernist writings. He has a particular interest in the poetry of Hart Crane, as well as American writing of the Depression-era and contemporary British and American poetry. His current book project examines the way in which modernist writers ‘remembered’ and represented the American Civil War. You can read his full profile on the EML website.

    Books

    • Hart Crane’s Queer Modernist Aesthetic (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

    Articles and chapters

    • ‘Hart Crane’s American Decadence’, in American Modernism: Cultural Transactions, ed. by Alex Goody and Catherine Morley (Durham: Cambridge Scholars’ Press, 2009), pp. 93-116.

    Encyclopedia and reference articles

    • ‘Free Verse’, in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, general editor Stephen Ross. Forthcoming from Routledge.
    • ‘David Harsent’, in British Writers Supplement XIX, ed. by Jay Parini (Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2012).
    • ‘Stephen Poliakoff’, in British Writers Supplement XVIII, ed. by Jay Parini (Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2011), pp. 255-73.

    Michael's research interests lie in Irish and Northern Irish Literature, History and Politics; Contemporary Poetry; Colonial/ Postcolonial Literatures and Theory; and Eastern European Literature in translation.

    With his wife, Aleksandra, he is currently editing and translating Andrzej Franaszek's Czeslaw Milosz: A Life for Harvard  University Press, which will appear in Spring 2017, and completing  a new monograph, Seamus Heaney: Legacies, Afterlives (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), which is due for publication in 2018.

    Books and Editions

    • William Trevor: Revaluations. Co-editor with Paul Delaney, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013 272pp. ISBN 978 0 7190 8790 5
    • Irish Literature Since 1990: Diverse Voices. Co- editor with Scott Brewster, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009. 330pp. ISBN 978 07190 7563 6. 
    • Northern Irish Literature 1956-1975: The Imprint of History, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 357pp.  ISBN 0 333 60415 6.
    • Northern Irish Literature 1975-2006: The Imprint of History, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 334pp. ISBN 0 230 55305 2.
    • Contemporary Irish Fictions: Themes, Tropes, Theories. Co-editor with Liam Harte.  Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000. 271pp. ISBN 0 333 68380 3
    • Postcolonial  Literatures:  A New Casebook (Achebe, Desai, Ngugi,  Walcott). Co-editor with Roger Starkey. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1995. 288pp. ISBN 0 333 60801 1
    • The Hurt World: Short Stories of The Troubles. Editor. Belfast: Blackstaff  Press, 1995. 363pp. ISBN 0 85640 557 4 
    • Seamus Heaney: The Making of The Poet. Basingstoke: Macmillan/ University of Iowa Press, 1993. 294pp. ISBN 0333 47181 4. 
    • 'Renewed, Transfigured, In Another Pattern': Seamus Heaney's Multiple Translations in Human Chain', in The Soul Exceeds its Circumstances: The Later Poetry of Seamus Heaney, ed. Eugene O'Brien, Indiana: Notre Dame Press, (forthcoming October, 2016)
    • ‘Back in the Republic of Conscience: Seamus Heaney’s The Cure at Troy, its Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics’, Textual Practice, 9 March 2016, pp.1-35.
    • Guest editor and contributor to 'Seamus Heaney Special Issue', Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, 21: 2 (Winter 2015), pp.343-57
    • 'Out of this World': Seamus Heaney Remembering Czesław Miłosz', Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, 20: 1 (Winter 2014), pp.113-18. ISSN 1218 7364
    • 'Made-Up Truths': Themes, Tropes, and Narrative Technique in Bernard Mac Laverty's Early Short Stories', in Bernard MacLaverty: New Critical Readings ed. Richard Rankin Russell, Bloomsbury, 2014, pp.9-26.
    • 'Back in the Heartland: Seamus Heaney's 'Route 110' Sequence in Human Chain', Irish Studies Review, 21:4 (November 2013), 374-386. ISSN 0967 0882
    • 'Past Master': Czeslaw Milosz and his Impact on Seamus Heaney's Poetry', Textual
    • Practice, 27:5 (2013), 825-50 - available from Taylor & Francis Online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0950236X.2012.751448
    • 'The Power of Withholding: Politics, Gender and Narrative Technique in William Trevor's Felicia’s Journey', New Hibernia Review, 17:1 (Spring 2013), 98-114. ISSN 1092 3977
    • 'His Nibs: Self-Reflexivity and the Significance of Translation in Seamus Heaney's Human Chain', Irish University Review, 42:2, Autumn 2012, 327-50.  ISSN 0021 1427
    • ‘Air from Another Time and Place’: The Island’s Arts’ (an essay on the visual arts and literature in Ireland), Nordic Irish Studies, 11:1, 2012, 7-27. ISBN 978 87 91259 13 4.
    • 'Enduring History, Bearing Memory:  Representations of the Troubles in Recent Work by Seamus Heaney and David Park', in The Binding Strength of Irish Studies, eds. Marianna Gula, Mária Kurdi, István D. Rácz. Debrecen: Egyetemi Kiadó, 2011.
    • ‘Neither Home Nor Away: Place and the Displacement in Bernard O’Donoghue’s Poetry’, Irish Studies Review, 17:4 (2009), 513-18. ISSN 0967 0882.
    • 'Ruined Pages' and 'Credo, Credo and The British Connection' in Padraic Fiacc, My Twentieth-Century Night Life, Lagan Press, 2009, pp.240-5, 265-8. ISBN 978 904652 601.
    • ‘Hybrid Voices and Visions: Short Stories by E.A. Markham, Ben Okri, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Patricia Duncker and Jackie Kay’ in Blackwell Companion to the British and Irish Short Story, ed. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm, Blackwell, 2008, pp.308-29. ISBN 978 1 4051 4537 4.
    • ‘Alan Sillitoe’s The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner’ in Blackwell Companion to the British and Irish Short Story, eds. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm, Blackwell, 2008, pp.409-16 ISBN 978 1 4051 4537 4.
    • ‘Fallout from the Thunder: Poetry and Politics in Seamus Heaney’s District and Circle’, Irish Studies Review, 16:4 (2008), pp.369-84. ISSN 0967 0882
    • ‘From Winter Seeds to Wintering Out: The Evolution of Seamus Heaney’s Third Volume’, New Hibernia Review, 11:2 (Summer 2007), 130-141. ISSN 1092 3977
    • ‘The Imprint of History: John Boyd’s The Flats, its Cultural and Political Contexts’, Essays in Theatre/Etudes Theatrales 20:2 (2006), 137-156.  ISSN 0821-4425
    • ‘Telling Tales: Narratives of Politics and Sexuality in Brian Friel’s The Gentle Island’ and Forms of Redress’: Structure and Characterisation in Brian Friel’s The Freedom of the City’ in Brian Friel's Dramatic Artistry: 'The Work Has Value', eds. Donald Morse,Csilla Bertha, Maria Kurdi (Dublin: Carysfort Press, Spring 2006). ISBN 1 904505 171
    • 'His Island’s Voice’: Kamau Brathwaite’s Middle Passages’, in Critical Responses to Kamau Brathwaite ed. Emily Allen Williams, Westport, Ct: Praeger, 2004, 177-8.
    • “‘Blood Talk’: Issues of Politics and Family in A Slow Dance and The Dead Kingdom”, joint essay with Richard Greaves in Well Dreams: Critical Essays on John Montague ed. Thomas Dillon Redshaw (Creighton University Press, June 2004. pp. 230-59. ISBN 1 881871 45 2
    • ‘Glanmore Sonnets: Merging Traditions’, ‘Ugolino: Experiences of Pain’, in Seamus Heaney, ed. Harold Bloom (Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2003, pp.58-9, 78-79.
    • ‘Shadows on a Glass: Self-Reflexivity in the Fiction of Deirdre Madden’, in Critical Anthology for the Study of Modern Irish Literature ed. Maria Kurdi. (Budapest: Nemzeti Tankonyvkiado, 2003), pp.205-13.
    • 'Northern Odyssey’: John Montague’s ‘The Cry’ and its Political Contexts, New Hibernia Review, 7:1 (Spring 2003), 87-109. ISSN 1092 3977
    • ‘A Class Apart’: Sam Thompson’s Over the Bridge, its Contexts and Reception’. Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, 8:1, (Spring 2002), 227-244. ISSN 1218 7364
    • ‘‘Changing Skies: The Roles of Native and American Narratives in the Politicisation of Seamus Heaney’s Early Poetry’, Symbiosis, 6:2 (2002), 133-158. ISSN 1362 7902
    • ‘Reckonings: The Political Contexts for Northern Irish Literature 1965-68’, Irish Studies Review, 10:2 (2002), 133-158. ISSN 0967 0882
    • ‘Shadows on a Glass: Self-Reflexivity in the Fiction of Deirdre Madden’. Irish University Review, 30:1 (Spring/ Summer 2000), 82-102. ISSN 0021 1427
    • Gleanings, Leavings: American and Irish Influences During the Making of Seamus Heaney’s Wintering Out’, New Hibernia Review, 2:3 (Autumn 1998), 16-35. ISSN 1092 3977

    Dinah is particularly interested in Victorian poetry, specifically that of the Pre-Raphaelites, and she selected and introduced a collection of Pre-Raphaelite poetry for Penguin Classics, entitled The Pre-Raphaelites: From Rossetti to Ruskin. Her research into the work of Christina and Dante Gabriel Rossetti led to her most recent book, a biography of the Rossetti family entitled The Rossettis In Wonderland: A Victorian Family History. Read more about Dinah’s work on her EML profile page.

    Books

    • The Rossettis In Wonderland: A Victorian Family History (London: Haus Publishing, 2011).
    • The Pre-Raphaelites: From Rossetti to Ruskin, ed. by Dinah Roe (Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics, 2010).
    • Christina Rossetti’s Faithful Imagination: The Devotional Poetry and Prose (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).
    • Christina Rossetti: Selected Poems, ed. by Dinah Roe (Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics, 2008).

    Articles and chapters

    ‘“Good Satan!”’: Swinburne and Christina Rossetti’, in Swinburne: Unofficial Laureate,  ed. by Catherine Maxwell (Manchester: Manchester University Press). Forthcoming.

    Simon’s research spans eighteeth- and nineteenth-century literature. His particular interests include working- / labouring-class writing and culture, the representation of rural life and the rural community, the representation of the relationship between space / landscape and individual / community identity, witchcraft and magic, and the relationships between humans and other animals. Read more on Simon’s EML profile.

    Books

    • Romanticism and the Rural Community (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
    • Robert Bloomfield, Romanticism and the Poetry of Community (Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2007).
    • Robert Bloomfield: Lyric, Class and the Romantic Canon, ed. by Simon White, John Goodridge and Bridget Keegan (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2006).

    Articles and chapters

    • 'Otaheite, Natural Genius and Robert Bloomfield's The Farmer's Boy', Romanticism,17.2 (2011).
    • ‘John Clare's Sonnets and the Northborough Fens’, John Clare Society Journal, 28 (2009).
    • ‘Landscape Icons and the Community: A Reading of John Clare's “Langley Bush”’, John Clare Society Journal, 26 (2007).
    • ‘Rethinking the History of the Wye: Robert Bloomfield's The Banks of Wye’, Literature and History, 16.1 (2007).
    • ‘A Lyric for the Artisan Poet: “To My Old Oak Table”’ in Robert Bloomfield:Lyric, Class and the Romantic Canon, ed. by Simon White, John Goodridge and Bridget Keegan (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2006).
    • ‘Rural Medicine: Robert Bloomfield's “Good Tidings”’, Romanticism, 9.2 (2003).

    Eric works on American modernism in the transatlantic context, and his research focuses on avant-garde writing and editing, modernist poetics and place, and literature and technology. Eric’s full profile can be found on the EML website.

    Books and editions

    • Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013).
    • Guest Editor and Introduction, The Early Career of William Carlos Williams: A Critical Facsimile Edition of His Uncollected Prose and Manuscripts, special Thirtieth Anniversary Number of The William Carlos Williams Review 30.1-2 (Spring-Fall 2013).

    Articles and chapters

    • Forthcoming: 'William Carlos Williams and the Local', in The Cambridge Companion to William Carlos Williams, ed. by Christopher J. MacGowan (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
    • ‘Continental Conjecture: Ephemera, Imitation and America’s (Late) Modernist Canons in the Three Mountains Press and Robert McAlmon’s Contact Editions’, European Journal of American Culture 32.3 (Autumn 2013), 285-306.
    • ‘“A Machine of Mirrors”: Technology and American Identity in the Modernist Transatlantic’, Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations 17.1 (Spring 2013), 69-87.
    • ‘“In the American Grain”: Contact (1920-3, 1932) and Pagany (1930-3)’, Modernist Magazines: A Critical and Cultural History: Volume II, North American,1894-1960, ed. by Andrew Thacker and Peter Brooker (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 249-70.
    • ‘Advertising Localist Modernism: the Transatlantic Avant-garde in Contact’, European Journal of American Culture 28.2 (Summer 2009), 141-65.
    • ‘Evolutions and Improvisations: Method and Materiality in Kora in Hell’, in The Legacy of William Carlos Williams: Points of Contact, ed. by Ian Copestake (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007), pp. 62-78.
    • ‘Contact and the Deweyan Local’, in Intertextuality and Modernism in Contemporary Literature, ed. by Emily Salines and Raynalle Udris (Dublin: Philomel Productions, 2002), pp. 317-34.