Deryn Rees-Jones

Standard Name: Rees-Jones, Deryn


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Anthologization Ruth Padel
In the same year a volume edited by Alison Mark and Deryn Rees-Jones entitled Contemporary Women's Poetry: Reading/Writing/Practice included a contribution by RP called How and Why.
Padel, Ruth. “How and Why”. Contemporary Women’s Poetry, edited by Alison Mark and Deryn Rees-Jones, Macmillan Press; St Martin’s Press, 2000, pp. 12 -17.
Anthologization Jo Shapcott
Neil Astley selected for his anthology Staying Alive, 2002, JS 's poem Goat. She also features in Deryn Rees-Jones 's anthology Modern Women Poets, 2006 (and in its companion critical volume, Consorting...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bishop
Sylvia Plath , who began with negative comments about EB , later developed admiration for her fine originality, always surprising, never rigid, flowing, juicier than Marianne Moore who is her godmother.
Rees-Jones, Deryn. “Writing ELIZABETH”. Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, edited by Linda Anderson and Jo Shapcott, Bloodaxe Books, 2002, pp. 42 -62.
Fleur Adcock notes...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bishop
The strength of EB 's influence on British and Irish poetry was variously recognised during the 1980s by Andrew Motion , Seamus Heaney , James Fenton , and Eavan Boland , and during the 1990s...
Literary responses Kate Clanchy
Deryn Rees-Jones , reviewing for The Independent, expressed admiration for KC 's technique, language, imagery, and her success in capturing the bewilderment, and scratchy impatience, of being a parent. Her supple, textured writing is...
Literary responses Carol Ann Duffy
CAD was awarded an OBE in 1995. In 1999 she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She was created a CBE in the New Year's Honours List at the end of...
Literary responses Selima Hill
Critic Deryn Rees-Jones remarks that SH 's dreamlike and surreal material demands that the reader respond both viscerally and intellectually.
Rees-Jones, Deryn. “My Love and Other Animals”. Mslexia, p. 43.
Sometimes, she adds, the effect is of celebration of cannibalism meet[ing] Julie Andrews singing...
Literary responses Selima Hill
Reviewer Fiona Sampson called SH[a]rguably the most distinctive truth teller to emerge in British poetry, remarked that her originality had sometimes scared off critical scrutineers, and praised her flamboyance and exuberance, enjoying the fact...
Literary responses Selima Hill
Deryn Rees-Jones has said that all three sequences chart extreme experience with a dazzling excess.
Bloodaxe Books.
Textual Features Carol Ann Duffy
Poet and critic Deryn Rees-Jones sees in these poems the influence of surrealism and in the title a reference to Adrienne Rich 's Twenty-One Love Poems in A Dream of a Common Language, 1978.
Rees-Jones, Deryn. Carol Ann Duffy. Northcote House, 1999.
Textual Features Carol Ann Duffy
Critic Deryn Rees-Jones discerns widely varied influences on CAD 's work: mainstream English poets like Wordsworth , Robert Browning , T. S. Eliot , Auden , Dylan Thomas , Larkin , and Ted Hughes ...
Textual Production Carol Rumens
Since this year, 2007, CR has been picking a Poem of the Week for the Guardian newspaper, which prints the poem along with her commentary and analysis. Rumens like to pay attention to context and...
Textual Production Jo Shapcott
In 1999 JS and Don Paterson jointly edited Last Words: New Poetry for the New Century. In 2002 she and Linda Anderson together edited Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, the first book...


Late October 2003
The magazine Mslexia invited UK publishers to nominate women who had published their first poetry volume in the last ten years, in order to pick a Top Ten list.