Readership: Students and scholars of contemporary poetry
Edited by John Lyon, Reader in English, University of Bristol, and Peter McDonald, Christopher Tower Student and Tutor in Poetry in the English Language, Christ Church, University of Oxford
John Lyon is Reader in English Literature at the University of Bristol, and has published widely on Shakespeare and the early modern period, as well as on nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction and poetry. He has edited works by Kipling, Henry James, and Conrad for Penguin and OUP World's Classics, and is currently editing a volume of the Edinburgh edition of R.L. Stevenson.
Peter McDonald is a poet and critic, whose Collected Poems appear from Carcanet Press in 2012. He has published four volumes of criticism, and is currently editing for Longman the Complete Poems of W.B. Yeats. Since 1999, he has been Christopher Tower Student and Tutor in Poetry in the English Language at Christ church, Oxford.
"This volume contributes a valuable overview of Hill's career ... Highly recommended."
John Lyon and Peter McDonald: Introduction
Christopher Ricks: Hill's Unrelenting, Unreconciling Mind
Brian Cummings: Recusant Hill
Rowan Williams: Geoffrey Hill's Quartet
Sophie Ratcliffe: On Being 'A Man of the World': Geoffrey Hill and Physicality
Jeffrey Wainwright: The Impossibility of Death
John Lyon: Geoffrey Hill's Eye Troubles
Kathryn Murphy: Geoffrey Hill and Confession
Peter McDonald: 'But to my Task': Work, Truth, and Metre in Later Hill
Kenneth Haynes: A Bibliography of Geoffrey Hill