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Contemporary Poems - Some Critical Approaches

194pp  |  9781902382265

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A wide-ranging collection of essays on major contemporary poets.

Based on original research by leading academics, the essays concentrate on the texts of the poems. A range of literary theories and approaches is represented. The essays are designed to be read by students of poetry; they are accessible to anyone interested in contemporary writing.


Contributors to Contemporary Poems:

Ray Mackay, University of Edinburgh on Seamus Heaney

Geoff Hall, University of Wales Swansea on Tony Harrison

Lesley Jeffries, University of Huddersfield on Carol Ann Duffy

Martin Dodsworth, Royal Holloway, University of London on Thom Gunn

Peter Sansom, Director of The Poetry Business on Simon Armitage

Ian Gregson, University College of Wales Bangor on Ian McMillan, Carol Ann Duffy & Geoff Hattersley

Diane Davies, University of Exeter on Gillian Clarke

Paul Mills, College of Ripon and York St John on Edwin Morgan

Elizabeth Sandie, College of Ripon and York St John on U.A. Fanthorpe

Paul Mills, College of Ripon and York St John on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes

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