Dr Natalie Pollard

Senior Lecturer


Extension: 01326 254203

Telephone: 01326 254203

Natalie's research specialisms are in modernist and contemporary Anglophone literatures, especially contemporary poetry. She has published two books: a monograph entitled Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address (Oxford UP, 2012), and an edited collection entitled Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays (Edinburgh UP, 2014). Her third book - Fugitive Pieces: Poetry, Publishing and Visual Culture from Late Modernism to the Twenty-First Century - is forthcoming from OUP in 2020. Fugitive Pieces connects features of modernist writing with 21C literature, through its attention to architecture and poetry, sculpture and statues, space and identity, typographical innovation and avant-garde writing.

Natalie has active research and teaching interests in ethical pedagogy and posthumanism, knowledge, wonder and play - as well as in the following 20-21C writers, amongst others: Alice Oswald, J.M. Coetzee, Ali Smith, Geoffrey Hill, Paul Muldoon, Zoe Wicomb, Ivan Vladislavic, J.H. Prynne, Denise Riley, Edwin Morgan, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Ted Hughes, David Jones, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Djuna Barnes, H.D.