Professor Jeffrey Robinson

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In most of his teaching and writing Jeffrey Robinson attempts to rethink the fundamental principles of the poetics of Romanticism. Among his nineteen books are Radical Literary Education: A Classroom Experiment with Wordsworth’s Ode (1987), The Walk: Notes on a Romantic Image(1989, rep. in pbk in 2006), Romantic Presences: Living Images from the Age of Wordsworth and Shelley (1995), Reception and Poetics in Keats: My Ended Poet (1998), Wordsworth Day by Day: Reading His Work into Poetry Now (2005),  Unfettering Poetry: The Fancy in British Romanticism (2006), co-edited with Jerome Rothenberg Poems for the Millennium, Volume Three: The University of California Book of Romantic and Postromantic Poetry (2009–winner of Before Columbus Foundation Award, 2010), and with poet Julie Carr co-edited Active Romanticism: The Radical Impulse in Nineteenth-Century and Contemporary Poetic Practice (2015). He has also published four books and chapbooks of his own poetry based on Romantic materials, most recently being Untam’d Wing: Riffs on Romantic Poetry (2010).  Having taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder for most of his career, he now teaches at the University of Glasgow.

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