Erica McAlpine

Erica McAlpine is the Robin Geffen Career Development Fellow in English at Keble College, Oxford. She has published essays on Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Muldoon, Alicia Stallings, John Keats, John Clare, and others; she is also a practicing poet, and her collection of poems, The Country Gambler, will appear in April 2016.

Contributions

Modernism by Craft: Poetry and Poetics in the Long Twentieth Century

Let me start with a debatable, if not terribly new, proposition: that we should conceive of and teach modern poetry as a set of texts with origins in the 1850s and aftershocks in the poems of the present day.