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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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Working with Coral Hull on Zoo (A Collaboration)

in Activist Poetics

May 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3628 words.

This chapter describes Kinsella's collaborative book with Coral Hull entitled Zoo. The title does not refer purely to their visit to Taronga Park Zoo, but to human interaction with animals...

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Bonney, Sean (1969–)

in The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 207 words.

Born in Brighton and raised in Hull. He then settled in London, where he was for many years a regular

Smith, Stevie (1902–71)

in The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 508 words.

Born in Hull, but from the age of three lived in a north London suburb, Palmers Green. Until 1953 she

Smith, Stevie (Florence Margaret) (1902 –71)

Anthony Thwaite.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 495 words.

(1902 –71),

was born in Hull, but from the age of 3 lived in a north London suburb,

McGough, Roger (1937–)

in The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 252 words.

Born in Liverpool and studied at Hull University. A prolific writer, performer, and broadcaster, McGough is one of the most

The Fifties and the Beginning of the Liverpool Scene

in A Gallery to Play to

February 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 4043 words.

Between 1956 and 1958, Britain saw the emergence of a new and controversial ‘angry generation’ fuelled by three closely connected events. John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger opened at...

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Andrew Marvell and Education

Emma Annette Wilson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 8392 words.

This chapter examines Marvell’s education, from his boyhood in Hull through to his student days at Trinity College, Cambridge, to consider how these learning experiences informed the...

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Smith, Florence Margaret [Stevie] (1902–1971), poet and novelist

Janet Montefiore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1491 words.

Smith, Florence Margaret [Stevie] (1902–1971), poet and novelist, was born on 20 September 1902 at 34 Delapole Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire, the second daughter of Charles Ward Smith (1872–1949)...

Marvell and Parliament

Paul Seaward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 9293 words.

Andrew Marvell represented Hull in Parliament for more than eighteen years. The record of his actual activity in Parliament is slight, and his political importance can, as a result, seem...

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Marvell and Nonconformity

N. H. Keeble and Johanna Harris.

in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 10325 words.

This chapter examines Marvell’s relationship to, and representations of, the nonconformist convictions and practices that refused to comply with the 1662 Act of Uniformity and the ensuing...

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Marvell and the Interregnum

Ann Hughes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7914 words.

This chapter explores the ambiguities of Marvell’s life from his return to England in 1647 to his service as MP for Hull in 1659‒60. It charts Marvell’s negotiation of the shifting...

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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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Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1157 words.

Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist, was born on 24 March 1754 at Redding, Connecticut, the fourth child of Samuel Barlow, farmer, and his second wife, Esther Hull. For several...

Barlow, Joel

Carla J. Mulford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2713 words.

Barlow, Joel (24 March 1754–26 December 1812), businessman, diplomat, and poet, was born in Redding, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Barlow and Esther Hull, fairly well-to-do farmers. Barlow...