The Poetry of Saying
British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000
Robert Sheppard is Senior Lecturer in Writing Studies and English at Edge Hill University, Liverpool. He is also a published poet, previous collections include Daylight Robbery (Srtide, 1990), Killing Boxes (Ship of Fools, 1992) and Empty Diaries (Stride, 1998).
Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction: Technique: Dialogue: Saying 1. The Movement Poets and the Movement Orthodoxy in the 1950s and 1960s 2. The British Poetry Revival 1960-1978 3. Starting to Make the World: The Poetry of Roy Fisher in the 1960s and 1970s 4. Keeping the Doors Open: The Poetry of Lee Harwood in the 1960s and 1970s 5. The Persistence of the Movement Orthodoxy in the 1980s and 1990s 6. Linguistically Innovative Poetry 1978-2000 7. What Was To One Side or Not Real: The Poetry of Tom Raworth 1970-1991 8. Creative Linkage in the Work of Allen Fisher, Adrian Clarke and Ulli Freer in the 1980s and 1990s 9. The Ballet of the Speech Organs: The Poetry of Bob Cobbing 1965-2000 10. Be come, Be spoke, Be eared: The Poetics of Transformation and Embodied Utterance in the work of Maggie O’Sullivan in the 1980s and 1990s Bibliography Index
Publication: September 1, 2005
Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies 45