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ยป Professor Peter McDonald
 
 

Professor Peter McDonald

Dr Peter McDonaldQualifications

M.A., D.Phil. (Oxon.)

Role or Position

Christopher Tower Student and Tutor in Poetry in the English Language (since 1999)

Email address

peter.mcdonald@chch.ox.ac.uk

Academic Background

u/g and p/g University College, Oxford.  JRF Christ Church, Oxford 1986-8.  Fellow and Lecturer in English, Pembroke College, Cambridge 1988-92.  Lecturer (subsequently Reader) in English, University of Bristol 1992-1999.

Undergraduate Teaching

Poetry in English, Renaissance - the present

Research Interests

19th and 20th century poetry; Yeats and his legacy; contemporary poetry.

Publications include

(criticism)
Louis MacNeice: The Poet in his Contexts (1991); Mistaken Identities: Poetry and Northern Ireland (1998); Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill (2002)
 
(as editor):
Selected Plays of Louis MacNeice (1993); Paul Muldoon: Critical Essays (2003)  Louis MacNeice: Collected Poems (1997)
 
(poetry)
Biting the Wax (1989); Adam's Dream (1996); Pastorals (2004); The House of Clay (2007)

Hobbies

Cooking

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