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Mr Rory Clarkson

Research Postgraduate

Research Postgraduate in the Department of English Studies


I am a PhD student specialising in the 20th and 21st Century British and American Elegy.

Research Interests

  • Elegy and its role in death studies
  • Contemporary Poetry and Poetics
  • Ecopoetry
  • Endings and thresholds

Happy to be contacted by email on any of these topics

Papers Given

  • 'Travelling through grief: crossing thresholds in 'Sailing Home from Rapallo' and 'A Procession at Candlemas' at UCD Annual HI Conference (March 2022)