Imogen Cassels, Gonville and Caius

Degree: PhD
Course: 1830-PD
Supervisor: Dr Deborah Bowman
Dissertation Title: Dylan Thomas, form and memory

Biographical Information

I read English at Gonville & Caius from 2014-17, before doing my MPhil in Criticism & Culture there in 2017-18.

Research Interests

Dylan Thomas; poetic form and vers libre; S/surrealism; the phenomenology of reading and/or writing [poetry]; W. S. Graham; material texts; contemporary experimental poetry; puns and wordplay; ghosts; translation; folk song; modernism; histories of practical criticism/close reading; Lisa Robertson; the lyricritical essay; language and memory; B. S. Johnson; grief writing; fashion, couture and tailoring

Areas of Supervision

Practical Criticism. Would be interested also in supervising undergraduate dissertations on early- to mid-twentieth century British writing, particularly poetry, or contemporary Anglophone poetry. 

Selected Publications

Arcades (Bristol: Sad, 2018)

'Mother; beautiful things'minor literature[s], 2017 / Cambridge: Face Press, 2018

Poems in the London Review of BooksThe White ReviewBlackbox Manifold, and Ambit.