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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Dahle, T. T. (1867–1910)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 99 words.

(1867–1910).

Born in Norway, he moved to Hull in early life and became a journalist. The Notions of

McGough, Roger (1937– )

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 192 words.

(1937– ),

British poet, born in Liverpool, educated at the University of Hull. He was a teacher in

Edric, Robert (1956– )

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 185 words.

(1956– ),

British novelist, born in Sheffield, educated at Hull University; he became a full-time writer in 1982

Flynn, Tony (1951– )

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 122 words.

(1951– ),

British poet, born in Lancashire, educated at the Universities of Hull and Leicester, subsequently becoming a

Smith, Stevie (1902–71)

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 342 words.

(1902–71),

British poet and novelist, born in Hull, the daughter of a shipping agent. From the age

Douglas Houston

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1947– ),

British poet, born in Cardiff, educated at the University of Hull. Sixteen of Houston's poems appeared with work by other Hull poets in Douglas Dunn's anthology A...

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Robert Edric

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1956– ),

British novelist, born in Sheffield, educated at Hull University; he became a full-time writer in 1982. His novels A Season of Peace (1985) and Across the Autumn Grass...

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Tony Flynn

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1951– ),

British poet, born in Lancashire, educated at the Universities of Hull and Leicester, subsequently becoming a social worker in Walsall. His collections of poetry include...

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Peter Didsbury

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1946– ),

British poet, born in Fleetwood, Lancashire, educated at Balliol College, Oxford. Until 1981 he was a schoolteacher in Hull, since when he has been an archaeologist by...

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Only evolutions: Joyce’s and Danielewski’s works in progress

Dirk Van Hulle.

in Mark Z. Danielewski

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 6979 words.

Dirk Van Hulle’s chapter explores the relationship between Danielewski’s Only Revolutions and Joyce’s Finnegans Wake (1939), through the lens of two concepts employed by the situationists: null...

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On Jane Addams’s Feminist Pragmatism

Kristen Renzi.

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12373 words.

What power did Jane Addams see in a group of elderly female Hull-House clients who came searching in 1913 for a purported “Devil Baby”? Kristen Renzi argues that Addams uses the tale as a...

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Autobiography

Kevin J. Hayes.

in A Journey Through American Literature

March 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 5375 words.

This chapter reviews American autobiographies. These include Benjamin Franklin's autobiography; spiritual autobiography and captivity narratives (e.g. Thomas Shepard's Autobiography and A...

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‘Dafter than We Care to Own’: Some Poets of the North of England

David Wheatley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry

September 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 8797 words.

‘ “Dafter than we care to own”: Some Poets of the North of England’ studies the work of a number of poets associated with Kingston upon Hull. In the decades since Philip Larkin’s move to...

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