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Literary Criticism: Essays, Articles and Reviews

Richard Price's essays are collected in IS THIS A POEM? (Molecular Press), and include new insights on First World War Poetry, the history of little magazines, artist's books, and contemporary poetry. The title is from a meditation on a late poem by Price's mentor-by-correspondence Edwin Morgan.

Artists' Books: Arc Editions
Artists' Books: Taxonomy
Book Groups: Poetry and Short Stories
Little Magazines... and Migrant Press
Little Magazines... and Scottish Modernism
Little Magazines... and Small Presses
Little Magazines... and Sylvia Pankhurst
Modern Lyric: Ford Madox Ford and "The Starling"
Modernist Scottish Theatre: Neil Gunn's Legacy
Modernism, Adaptive Modernism and Scottish Literature
Music: Belle & Sebastian: Stuart Murdoch
Music: Darren Hayman
Robin Fulton Poetry Pamphlets as Private Public Space
Vennel Press: A Gutter, an Alley, an Artery
Whose History, Which Novel?

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Titles in newspapers and poetry journals are usually supplied by the editorial staff rather than the author.

Wordsworth's Moon: Richard Price discusses Wordsworth's 'The Idiot Boy'

"Words in Process: Arc Editions". Discussion of the work of artists Victoria Bean, Karen Bleitz and Sam Winston. In Artist's Book Year Book 2008-9, pp.10-15

"A bricklayer's charms". Review of Gael Turnbull, There are Words: Collected Poems, in Times Literary Supplement 11th Aug 2006, p.24

"Better than nay poem". Review of Tom Leonard, Access to the Silence, in Times Literary Supplement 20th Jan 2006, p.24

"La Grille: Contemporary Scottish Poetry and France" in Gerard Carruthers, David Goldie, and Alastair Renfrew (eds.), Beyond Scotland: New Contexts for Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature, Rodopi, 2004, pp.185-208

"Ted Hughes and the Book Arts" in Parenthesis: the journal of the Fine Press Book Association, 10 (Nov. 2004), pp.16-18

"Neil M. Gunn" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004

"Taking Graham Seriously (1)", review of W. S. Graham, New Collected Poems (Faber) in PN Review 31:1 (Sept-Oct. 2004), pp.87-88

"The spirit of a shaggy dog", review of Don Paterson's Landing Light in Poetry Review, 93:4 (Winter 2003/4), pp.82-84

"Rumours of an heir to MacDiarmid unfounded", review of Kenneth White, Open World, Collected Poems 1960-2000 in Scotland on Sunday, 5th October 2003

"Keeping fit and keeping moving", review of Liz Lochhead, Poems 1967-2003", in Poetry Review, 93:3 (Autumn 2003), pp.72-75

"Life studies of a natural confessor", review of Robert Lowell's Collected Poems, in Scotland on Sunday, 17th August 2003

"Generosity" [Martial's Xenia and the "difficult" in modern poetry], in Poetry Review 93:1 (Spring 2003), pp.44-50

""Take it on Holiday!': Sylvia Pankhurst's Little Magazine, Germinal", unpublished paper at Feminist and Anti-Feminist Periodicals Workshop, Centre for Gender Studies, King's College Cambridge, 10th May 2003.

"Neil M. Gunn" in Paul Poplawski, Encyclopedia of Literary Modernism, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2003. pp.167-8

"Little" [A Survey of Twentieth Century Scottish Little Magazines], in Northwords, Winter 2002/03, pp.33-35.

"New Editors for Poetry Review", interview of Robert Potts and David Herd, in Poetry News (Spring 2002)

"Approaching the Informationists", in W. N. Herbert and R. Price (eds.) Contraflow on the Super Highway, Southfields, 1994

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