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Poets on Writing

Britain, 1970–1991

  • Editors
  • Denise Riley

Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Denise Riley
      Pages 1-5
  3. The Conditions of Writing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Ken Edwards
      Pages 21-29
    3. Nick Totton
      Pages 30-40
    4. John Hall
      Pages 41-49
    5. Grace Lake
      Pages 50-51
    6. Tom Raworth
      Pages 52-54
  4. What the Work Is

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Martin Harrison
      Pages 61-66
    3. Martin Harrison
      Pages 67-69
    4. Michael Haslam
      Pages 70-80
    5. John Riley
      Pages 81-82
    6. John Riley
      Pages 83-84
    7. Anthony Barnett
      Pages 85-89
    8. Allen Fisher
      Pages 90-91
    9. Peter Riley
      Pages 92-113
    10. Wendy Mulford
      Pages 114-117
  5. Readings and Beginnings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Mark Hyatt
      Pages 121-123
    3. Nigel Wheale
      Pages 124-134
    4. Geoffrey Ward
      Pages 135-139
    5. Geoffrey Ward
      Pages 140-144
    6. John Welch
      Pages 145-150
    7. John Welch
      Pages 151-153
    8. John Wilkinson
      Pages 154-172
    9. Kelvin Corcoran
      Pages 173-177
  6. Particular Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Martin Thom
      Pages 181-201
    3. Tom Lowenstein
      Pages 202-206
    4. Tom Lowenstein
      Pages 207-208
    5. Tom Lowenstein
      Pages 209-215
    6. Veronica Forrest-Thomson
      Pages 222-233
  7. Ways of Working

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. John James
      Pages 249-252
    3. Ralph Hawkins
      Pages 253-259
    4. Carlyle Reedy
      Pages 260-271
    5. Roy Fisher
      Pages 272-275
    6. Douglas Oliver
      Pages 276-281
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 282-292

About this book

Introduction

A collection of essays and some related poems by almost 30 contemporary poets who have worked for years outside the "mainstream" of British publishing. Many are or have been small-press publishers and editors too.

Keywords

poem poet poetry

Bibliographic information