DR KYRA PIPERIDES JAQUES

Kyra is interested in the intersections between
region, politics, and identity in modern and contemporary poetry.

With expertise in 19th- 20th- and 21st-century poetry, Kyra has written on poets
including Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Tony Harrison, Simon Armitage, Helen Mort and Matt Abbott.


She is particularly interested in Yorkshire poetry and literature from the north of England,
and their representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

Kyra is a trustee of the Philip Larkin Society, editor of the Philip Larkin Society newsletter,
and editor of About Larkin: The Journal of the Philip Larkin Society.

 

RECENT WORK

April 2020

THE UNSTINTING VITALITY OF LANGUAGE (REVIEW OF CLIVE JAMES, SOMEWHERE BECOMING RAIN: COLLECTED WRITINGS ON PHILIP LARKIN)

About Larkin: Journal of The Philip Larkin Society 49, pp. 36-37.

February 2020

University of York, PhD thesis.

 

FUTURE TALKS

6 MAY 2020

University of Göttingen
Germany

'A CONTINENT UNTO ITSELF': REGIONALISM IN THE POST-
REFERENDUM POETRY OF YORKSHIRE

[POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19]

6 APRIL 2020

Loreto College
UK

PHILIP LARKIN'S THE WHITSUN WEDDINGS AND 1960s YORKSHIRE

[POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19]

 

©2020 by Kyra Piperides Jaques.