Geoffrey Hill : Essays on his Later Work Hardback
Edited by John Lyon, Peter McDonald
A collection of new essays on the remarkable work produced by the poet Geoffrey Hill since the mid-1990s. Hill is widely recognised as the finest living English poet and the quality of his recent publications has been matched by the pace at which he produces quantities of profound and startlingly original verse.
This book brings together work on Hill by figures as diverse as Rowan Williams and Christopher Ricks, along with penetrating treatments of these latewritings by younger scholars, in order to provide a series of fresh perspectives on some of the finest and most challenging poetry now being written. It explores topics including physicality, death, confession, and recusancy, and also contains a large-scale bibliography of Hill's writings, which will beinvaluable to all those seeking to read more widely in the work of this fascinating and exceptional figure.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 232 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 19/06/2012
- Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780199586608