Key Research Interests and Expertise

American poetry of the twentieth century is at the core of Professor Selby's research. As well as focusing on American experimental poetry, avant-gardism and the issue of what constitutes an American poetics, his current interests also include transatlantic connections in British experimental poetry, and theories of the ethics and politics of close-reading.

Forthcoming publications:

American Poetry since 1900, under contract with Edinburgh University Press (2019)

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