Jerome Lim, Gonville and Caius

Degree: MPHIL
Course: 1830-PD
Supervisor: Dr Edward Allen
Dissertation Title: J. H. Prynne and the Poetics of Ruthlessness

Biographical Information

I received my B.A. in English at the University of York, where I graduated with starred First Class Honours and a qualification in Classical Latin. For my undergraduate work I was awarded the Ursula Wadey Memorial Prize.

I am currently reading for an MPhil in Modern & Contemporary Literature at Gonville & Caius, where I am continuing my research on J. H. Prynne's recent poetry; in particular, from Al-Dente (2014) to Or Scissel (2018).

I also write about Singaporean poetry, and I serve as an Associate Editor of the archive poetry.sg.

Research Interests

J. H. Prynne; contemporary British poetry; Singaporean poetry; lyric theory; methodologies of gloss and commentary; late modernism

Selected Publications

'The Neo-Modern Wordsworth: Reading J. H. Prynne's 'Reach Up' and 'Morning' from Al-Dente (2014)' is forthcoming in the Journal of Modern Literature.

'Of Tame Fawns and Wild Men: Andrew Marvell’s “The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Faun” as Theriophily' is forthcoming in Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies.

Review of Alvin Pang's What Happened (2018), in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, 41 (October 2018).