Mary Jean Chan: A poetry reading (20th October)

To mark the beginning of Inventions of the Text for 2021-22, all are welcome to join us for a free, online poetry reading with Mary Jean Chan. @Inventions_text ‘The reader stares at my 皮膚 and asks: why don’t you write in 中文? I reply: 殖民主義 meant that I was brought up in your image.... Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Poetry Day with these essays

It's National Poetry Day 2021! To celebrate, here are some recent poetry-related articles and chapters by Durham researchers, that are available to read for free via Durham Research Online. @DRODurham Flat Stevie Smith, by Dr Noreen Masud. A new way to think about the complex writing of this twentieth-century poet, through the idea of 'flatness'.... Continue Reading →

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