Sunday, December 29, 2019

Contemporary Poetry seminars, Fall 2016 to Fall 2019

I thought I'd post the list of books for the four seminars on Contemporary Poetry that I have taught at the English Department of the University of Basel from Fall Semester 2016 to Fall Semester 2019:


Fall 2016

  • Ian Duhig, The Blind Roadmaker, Picador 978-1509809813
  • Sarah Howe, Loop Of Jade, Chatto & Windus 978-0701188696
  • Major Jackson, Roll Deep, Norton 978-0393246896
  • Melissa Lee-Houghton, Sunshine, Penned in the Margins 978-1908058386
  • Tracy K. Smith, Life On Mars, Graywolf 978-1555975845
  • C. Dale Young, The Halo, Four Way Books 978-1935536680

Fall 2017
  • Jericho Brown, "The New Testament", Copper Canyon Press 978-1556594571
  • Imtiaz Dharker, "Over the Moon", Bloodaxe 978-1780371207
  • Rebecca Gayle Howell, "American Purgatory", Eyewear 978-1911335443
  • Jee Leong Koh, "Steep Tea", Carcanet 978-1847772275
  • Kei Miller, "The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion", Carcanet 978-1847772671
  • Patricia Lockwood, "Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals", Penguin 978-0141984865

Spring 2018

·      Patience Agbabi, Telling Tales, Canongate, 978-1782111573
·      Sinead Morrissey, On Balance, Carcanet, 978 1 784103 60 6
·      Pascale Petit, Mama Amazonica, Bloodaxe, 9781780372945
·      Denise Riley, Say Something Back, Picador, 9781447270379
·      Danez Smith, Don't Call Us Dead, Chatto & Windus, 978-1784742041
·      Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, When the Wanderers Come Home, University of Nebraska Press, 978-0-8032-8857-7

Fall 2019

·      Geoff Brock, "Voices Bright Flags", Waywiser Press 2013, 978-1904130-64-2
·      Tishani Doshi, "Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods", Bloodaxe 2018, 978-1780371979
·      Terrance Hayes, "American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin", Penguin 2018, 978-0141989112
·      Joanne Limburg, "The Autistic Alice", Bloodaxe 2017, 978-1780373430
·      Patricia Smith, "Incendiary Art", Bloodaxe 2019, 978-1780374710
·      George Szirtes, "Mapping the Delta", Bloodaxe 2016, 978-1780373201


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