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Extract from "More on the Plums" (2021)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (in press). Extract from "More on the Plums". (00) Journal Not Listed, 6,

One poem, extracted from my longer sequence "More on the Plums".

Introduction: Situating contemporary poetry (2021)
Book Chapter
Rogers, S. (in press). Introduction: Situating contemporary poetry. In Contemporary British and Irish Poetry. Modern Humanities Research Association

The Yearbook of English Studies for 2021 examines contemporary poetry from Britain and Ireland. Edited by Samuel Rogers, the volume contains fourteen essays exploring a range of poetry from 1980 and the present. Poetry continues to be a dynamic cultu... Read More about Introduction: Situating contemporary poetry.

Wires, mirrors, tricks of the light: Zoë Skoulding and lyric poetry (2021)
Book Chapter
Rogers, S. (in press). Wires, mirrors, tricks of the light: Zoë Skoulding and lyric poetry. In Contemporary British and Irish Poetry. Modern Humanities Research Association

In this discussion, the earlier poetry of Zoë Skoulding is analyzed as a case study for an expanded sense of the contemporary lyric genre. Through a fixation on visual apparatuses including eyes, lenses, binoculars, and mirrors, Skoulding’s The Mirro... Read More about Wires, mirrors, tricks of the light: Zoë Skoulding and lyric poetry.

Extract from "More on the Plums" (2021)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2021). Extract from "More on the Plums". (00) Journal Not Listed, 73(2), 15

One poem, extracted from my longer sequence "More on the Plums".

Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961) (2021)
Book Chapter
Rogers, S. (in press). Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961). In J. Tambling (Ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies. Palgrave Macmillan

Roy Fisher (1930–2017) was a major figure in British poetry, with a body of work which bridged the gap between mainstream and modernist writing. A significant artist of English urban space, Fisher’s work insistently returned to his exploration of Bir... Read More about Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961).

Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of R. S. Thomas (2018)
Book
Rogers, S. (2018). K. Stavreva (Ed.), Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of R. S. Thomas. Gale Researcher

R. S. Thomas was one of the major British poets of the twentieth century. He is particularly celebrated in his native Wales, and his poetry is recognized as vital for defining and contesting Welsh nationhood, history, landscape, and identity. While h... Read More about Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of R. S. Thomas.

Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of Hugh MacDiarmid (2018)
Book
Rogers, S. (2018). K. Stavreva (Ed.), Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of Hugh MacDiarmid. Gale Researcher

C. M. Grieves played a crucial role in Scottish public life and, under his famous pseudonym — Hugh MacDiarmid — produced some of the world’s most important poetry of the first half of the twentieth century. MacDiarmid is best known for his innovation... Read More about Gale Researcher Guide for: Britain's Languages and Regional Literatures: The Case of Hugh MacDiarmid.

Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966) (2017)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2017). Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966). Symbiosis, 21(1), 93-114

This article focuses on The Man with Blue Eyes (New York: Angel Hair Books, 1966), the second collection of poems by English poet Lee Harwood. Although it is one of the few Harwood publications to appear outside the UK, it signals a vital, long-term... Read More about Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966).

'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place (2016)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2016). 'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place. English, 65(251), 332-362. https://doi.org/10.1093/english/efw049

© The Author 2016. This article aims to present new understandings of how place, identity, and text are configured in British modernist poetry, particularly in the extended poem. Focusing chiefly on Basil Bunting's Briggflatts (1966), the discussion... Read More about 'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place.

to be (2015)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2015). to be. (00) Journal Not Listed, 62, 34

One poem.