Mr Nicholas Everett

everett, nicholasBA (Oxford)

Lecturer in English and American Studies

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Research Interests

Nick Everett is interested in the history and development of poetry, and particularly the forms and genres of poetry, since the mid-nineteenth century.  He specializes in American poetry and has written about a number of American poets including Walt Whitman, John Berryman, John Ashbery, Allen Ginsberg, A.R. Ammons, Robinson Jeffers, Edna St Vincent Millay and Dave Smith.


Current Postgraduate Supervision

Nick Everett has supervised postgraduate dissertations on modern and contemporary women’s poetry, the work of Henry David Thoreau, the writings of John Berger, the poetry of R.S. Thomas, the poetry of Hart Crane, the fiction of Paul Auster, the Rabbit books of John Updike and the long poems of Derek Walcott.

He would be keen to supervise dissertations in the following areas:

  • American poetry, 1850 to the present
  • British poetry, 1850 to the present
  • Contemporary poetry, mainstream and/or experimental
  • Any aspect of poetic form, metre or genre
  • Any aspect of autobiography in English, post-1800

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