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(2018-10-01) - Journal articleRose Harris-Birtill introduces the David Mitchell special edition of C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings. Harris-Birtill provides a critical introduction to David Mitchell’s complete works, before discussing ...
(2017-02-01) - Journal itemReview of 'Deaths of the Poets' by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts
'Friends from an earlier life' : radical possibilities of nostalgic melancholy in poems of the 1947 Indian Partition (2018-05-15) - Journal articleThis paper will examine poetic responses to the trauma of Partition, and will consider both poetry written at the time and since. I will examine works in Bengali, Urdu and English, by such poets as Agha Shahid Ali, Jibanananda ...