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About the author
Anthony Mellors was born in the fen country. He read English at the University of Sussex and Trinity College, Oxford, and has lectured in that subject at Oxford, Durham, The Manchester Metropolitan, and Birmingham City universities. In 1990, he co-founded fragmente: a magazine of contemporary poetics. He has edited (with Fiona Robertson) Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage for OUP and is the author of Late Modernist Poetics from Pound to Prynne (Manchester University Press, 2005). Recent essays inclue 'Courtesy Winter', in Geraldine Monk, ed., Cusp: Recollections of Poetry in Transition (Shearsman, 2012), 'Autopsia: Olson, Themis, Pausanias', in Modernism/Modernity, 'Refusing Impact: Aesthetic Economy and Given Time', in SubStance, and 'Disabled Poetry', in Textual Practice. His poetry has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including Tom Raworth, ed., 'An Anglo-Irish Alternative', Exact Change Yearbook (Carcanet/Exact Change, 1995), So also ist das (Haymon-Verlag, 2002), and Simon Smith, ed., 'Thirteen British Poets', in The New Review of Literature (2006). He lives in north Norfolk.