Literature, Poetry

Some Bright Eternity: Shelley at 200

‘Shelley, the writer of some infidel poetry, has been drowned: now he knows whether there is a God or no’. So wrote a Tory reviewer after Shelley’s premature death. Cruel as the remark is, the reviewer accidentally lights upon the questions that had preoccupied the poet throughout his short life: is there a God and is there life after death? Madeleine Callaghan discusses this as a crucial facet of her new book, Eternity in British Romantic Poetry for the bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley's death.

Literature, Modern Languages, Poetry

Q&A With Nikolaj Lübecker: Author of Twenty-First-Century Symbolism

In an exclusive Q&A for Liverpool University Press, Lübecker chats to us about his latest book, reading nineteenth-century French poetry with a philosophical corpus, as well as his concerns for the visual.

Literature, Poetry

Harold Norse:  Poet Maverick, Gay Laureate

Harold Norse: Poet Maverick, Gay Laureate, edited by A. Robert Lee and Douglas Field and published by Clemson University Press, is the first volume of essays on the enigmatic but overlooked poet and artist associated with the Beats and Gay Liberation poetry. In this blog post, the book's editors reflect on why Norse was a … Continue reading

Poetry

Wilder: An Interview with Jemma Borg

Each year our Pavilion Poetry students assist with the publishing of our new collections, dedicating their time to an individual poet. In this interview, Joseph Jackson talks with author Jemma Borg about her new collection, Wilder (Pavilion Poetry, 2022) - you can also listen to Jemma’s responses below. Wilder is concerned with nature and the natural … Continue reading