Secondary Bibliography

A display of books and manuscripts at the Wodehouse Library, Dulwich College, London, in April - May 2009

A display of books and manuscripts at the Wodehouse Library, Dulwich College, London, in April - May 2009

The Benefit Forms and Going Out to Vote (1978)

  • Yann Lovelock, Palantir 10, 1978
  • Tim Dooley, Aquarius

Overdrawn Account (1980)

  • Andrew Tribble, Lobby Press Newsletter 1980
  • Adam Clarke-Williams, Molly Bloom 1, Nov, 1980
  • David Holloway, Delta no. 62, 1981
  • The Editor, 'Shorter Notices', Thames Poetry 1982
  • Julian Le Saux, Hertforde Poets Journal
  • Eric Griffiths, 'The Benefit of Doubt', PN Review 35, 1983
  • John Turner, 'A Balance-Sheet', Many Review 1, Spring, 1983
  • James Lasdun, Siting Fires 1, 1983

With All the Views: Collected Poems of Adrian Stokes (1981)

  • Paul Carter, 'A Place of Birth', PN Review 27, 1982
  • Donald Davie, 'From the Manifest to the Therapeutic', TLS no. 4126, 30 April 1982

The Disease of the Elm and Other Poems by Vittorio Sereni (1983)

  • Peter Levi, 'Cambridge's Greek Affair', Guardian Monday 18 April 1983

Anaglypta (1985)

  • Tim Dooley, Argo 1986
  • John Lees, Iron 1986
  • Yann Lovelock, Acumen 1986

Geoffrey Hill: Essays on His Work (1985)

  • Tom Paulin, 'The Case for Geoffrey Hill', London Review of Books 4 April 1985 [and subsequent correspondence] [ ], 'Of the First Rank', THES 5 April 1985
  • Short Notice, British Book News June 1985
  • Short Notice, The Year's Work in English Studies vol. 66, 1985
  • Alastair Fowler, 'Geoffrey Hill: refined, furious - and great?', TLS 4 April 1986
  • David Anwyn, The Anglo-Welsh Review
  • Richard Jacobs, 'Rattling Chains', The Spectator
  • Andrew Swarbrick, 'Modern Perplexity', Crtitical Quarterly vol. 28 no. 3, Autumn 1986
  • Richard Cronin, 'Hill's Lost Kingdoms', The Salisbury Review April 1987

Pound's Artists (1985)

  • Donald Davie, 'Pound and the Perfect Lady', London Review of Books 1985
  • Frederick Tomlin, 'Remembering Ezra Pound', Arts Review
  • Clive Wilmer, 'Ezra Pound's Artists' [ ]

Twenty-Six by Vittorio Sereni (1986)

  • P. J. Kavanagh, 'The True Undertaking', The Spectator 17 January 1987

This Other Life (1988)

  • Andrew Shelley, 'Observing the Properties', PN Review 1988
  • Martin Dodsworth, Guardian Friday May 13, 1988
  • Stephen Romer, 'Intimate Intrusions', TLS 19 Aug 1988
  • Rachel Billington, 'Poetry in Motion', Financial Times 20 Feb 1988
  • John Kerrigan, 'Travellers', London Review of Books 13 Oct 1988
  • Tom Phillips, Poetry Wales vol. 24 no. 3, 1988
  • Keith Jebb, Poetry Review vol. 79 no. 2, Summer 1989
  • Tom Phillips, 'Places Not Our Own', Many Review 6, Jan 1990
  • John Mole, Cambridge Review Dec 1988
  • Eric Griffiths [as Rhodesia Wackett], 'Books of the Year', Sunday Telegraph 4 Dec 1988

More About the Weather (1989)

  • Giles Foden, 'Amid the Blankness', TLS Oct 1989

Selected Poems of Vittorio Sereni (1990)

  • Charles Tomlinson, 'A Ghost with One Foot in the War', The Independent 19 May 1990
  • Adam Thorpe, 'Some Enemies of Suburbanism', The Literary Review Spring 1990
  • Jamie McKendrick, 'Raccomandazioni', Poetry Review vol. 80 no. 2, Summer 1990
  • Clive Wilmer, 'A Monologue Overheard', TLS 14 December 1990
  • John Pilling, 'Negative Capabilities', PN Review 77, 1991
  • Eduardo Zuccato, Testo a Fronte no 8, 1992

Entertaining Fates (1992)

  • T. J. G. Harris, PN Review 93, Sept-Oct 1993
  • Stephen Romer, 'Remedies for Depression', PN Review 94, Nov-Dec 1993

Leaf-Viewing (1992)

  • Peter Swaab, 'Essay' [published in the volume].
  • Nicolas Tredell, 'Love in the Ruins', London Review of Books vol. 14 no.19, 8 October 1992
  • John Ashbery, 'By Indirection' [referred to in a review of Mark Ford's Landlocked ] PN Review 1993

In the Circumstances: About Poems and Poets (1992)

  • Donald Davie, 'Jokes', London Review of Books 11 June 1992
  • Terry Eagleton, 'Back to Baggy Monsters', The Guardian 11 June 1992
  • Mark Wormald, 'The Behaviour of Poems', TLS 1992
  • Ralph Pite, The Cambridge Review vol.113 no. 2319, December 1992
  • [ ], Modern Languages Review vol. 89 no. 4, 1994
  • Peter McDonald, Review of English Studies vol. 46 no. 183, 1995
  • Alison Blair-Underwood, 'Robinson, Peter 1953-', The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English ed. Ian Ousby, new ed. 1993
  • John Ashbery, [mentioned in a list of English poets he reads] 'John Ashbery in Conversation: with David Herd', PN Review 99, vol. 21 no. 1, Sept-Oct 1994, p. 36.

Liverpool Accents: Seven Poets and a City (1996)

  • Neil Jones, 'Liverpool Accents', The Big Issue c. 29 July 1996
  • Peter Grant, 'Poetry with an Accent Exceedingly Rare', Liverpool Echo 13 July 1996
  • Unsigned, 'Homesick exile's tribute to Liverpool poets', Liverpool Daily Post 13 July 1996
  • KJ, Short Notices, TLS no. 4879, 4 October 1996
  • Michael O'Neill, 'Bricolage and Outrage', London Magazine Dec-Jan 1996-7
  • Angela Topping, The Argotist no. 3
  • John Saunders, 'Recent Poetry', Stand vol. 38 no. 3, Summer 1997
  • Carole Baldock, Ambit 158, Autumn 1999
  • Peter Barry, '"The Hard Lyric": Re-registering Liverpool Poetry', The Cambridge Quarterly vol. 28 no. 4, 1999
  • Jenny Stringer (ed.), 'Peter Robinson', The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996), p. 576.
  • Peter Waterhouse, 'Peter Robinson', Schreibkunst in und aus Großbritannien [Literature festival publicity material], Wien, 20-22 Oktober 1996

Enlightened Groves (1996)

  • Lawrence L. Hanson, Essays in English Romanticism [Tokyo], 1997

Lost and Found (1997)

  • Alan Brownjohn, 'Wandering Minstrels', The Sunday Times 1 June 1997
  • David Wheatley, 'Recomended Reading', College Green December 1997
  • Peter Swaab, 'Reading the Signs', TLS 4 September 1998
  • Peter Carpenter, 'Reclaimed Lands', Tears in the Fence 21, 1998
  • Tony Frazer, Editorial Comment, Shearsman 36, 1998
  • James Keery, 'Marred in a Way You Recognize', PN Review 126, Mar-Apr 1999
  • Sumie Okada, 'Peter Robinson: a sense of being misplaced', Western Writers in Japan (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 13, 87-9, 139-144.
  • Kevin Jackson, Invisible Forms: A Guide to Literary Curiosities (London: Picador, 1999), pp. 75, 174.

The Thing About Roy Fisher and News for the Ear (2000)

  • Nate Dorward, Jacket 12, July 2000
  • William Wootten, 'The Fisher Thing', PN Review 136, 27:2, 2000, pp.57-58
  • David Hart, Raw Edge 11, Autumn-Winter 2000, p.2
  • John Goodby, 'Barnadine's Reply', Poetry Review 9:4, Winter 2000-1, pp.67-70
  • Devin Johnston, 'Maps to Roy Fisher', Notre Dame Review 11, Winter 2001, pp.173-179
  • Raphaël Ingelbien, 'Poetry and Pragmatism: New Things about Roy Fisher', The Cambridge Quarterly vol. 30 no. 2, 2001, pp.175-9
  • Kevin Jackson, 'Legenda', 9 West Road: A Newsletter of the Faculty of English no. 1, p. 8
  • Arthur Aughey, 'De-anglicising England', Thumbscrew no. 19, Autumn, pp. 41-4.
  • Kelvin Corcoran, Notes and Queries new series vol. 48 no. 4, December 2001, pp. 459-60.
  • Julian Cowley, Modern Languages Review vol. 97 no. 2, 2002, pp. 409-10.
  • Stan Smith, Review of English Studies vol. 53 no. 3, pp. 466-7.

About Time Too (2001)

  • Ra Page, ‘Catching a Glimpse’, City Life 2 May 2001, p. 81.
  • James Sutherland-Smith, ‘Trompe l’oreille’, PN Review 141, vol. 28 no. 1, Sept-Oct 2001, pp. 63-4.
  • Jules Smith, Short Notices, Times Literary Supplement no. 5142, 19 October 2001, p. 31.
  • Jonathan Ellis, ‘Out of Time’, Metre no. 11, Winter 2001-2, pp. 23-5.
  • Kate Price, ‘The Reader Reviews’, The Reader no. 10, April 2002, pp. 88-90.
  • Glyn Pursglove, ‘Poetry Comment’, Acumen no. 43, May 2002, p. 122-3.
  • John Redmond, ‘A Walk Through the Woods’, Poetry Review vol. 92 no. 3, Autumn 2002, pp. 109-10.
  • Peter Carpenter, ‘True Colors’, Notre Dame Review no. 15, Winter 2003, pp. 162-5.
  • William Wootton, ‘About Time Too’, The Cambridge Quarterly vol. 31 no. 3, pp. 282-92.
  • Adam Piette, 'The Practice of Poetry: Rhyme' [discussion of 'An Air'], The Reader no. 9, Oct 2001, pp. 41-3.

The Great Friend and Other Translated Poems (2002)

  • 'Douglas Dunn writes...', Poetry Book Society Bulletin Spring 2002, p. 22.
  • Glyn Pursglove, 'Poetry Comment', Acumen no. 43, May 2002, p. 122-3.
  • Catherine Smith, The Frogmore Papers no. 60, Autumn 2002
  • Hugh Underhill, Critical Survey vol. 15 no. 1, 2003
  • Belinda Cooke, Shearsman online

Poetry, Poets, Readers: Making Things Happen (2002)

  • Peter McDonald, 'Poems that growl in zoos', TLS no. 5176, 14 June 2002, p. 25.
  • Andrea Brady, 'Out of This World', Poetry Review vol. 92 no. 4, Winter 2002-3, pp. 96-99.
  • Stephen Burt, Modern Philology [Chicago]
  • Alan Munton, Modern Language Review vol. 99 no. 1, January 2004, pp. 150-51.
  • Steve Clark, Studies in English Literature (Tokyo), March 2005, pp.199-207.
  • Paul Hullah, Commentary on 'For Lavinia', 'Leaving Saporo', 'Pasta-Making', and a profile of their author in A Choice of British Poetry (2003)

Selected Poems (2003)

  • Steven Waling, City Life March 2003, p. 63.
  • Tom Phillips, The Venue April 2003
  • [ ], The Times 12 April 2003
  • Tony Frazer, Shearsman no. 55, June 2003
  • Jules Smith, 'Home for Memories', Times Literary Supplement 1 August 2003, p. [   ].
  • David Burleigh, 'Out of the Ordinary', The Japan Times 19 [Online] and 20 October 2003, p. [  ].
  • Patrick McGuinness, 'All Forms Filled In', Poetry Review Winter 2005, pp. [  ].
  • Nigel Wheale, Use of English
  • Catalin Ghita, Sisif nos. 25-26, 2008 http://www.sisif.ro/cartea%20de%20sub%20nas/524/Poezia-lui-Peter-Robinson-din-Selected-Poems:-1976-2001.html [in Romanian]

Untitled Deeds (2003)

  • John Couth, Shearsman 59, June 2004
  • Andy Brown, Orbis vol. 131, Winter 2004
  • Peter Carpenter, Use of English
  • cited by Denis O'Driscoll in 'Pickings and Choosings', Poetry Ireland Review no. 82, March 2005, pp. 115, 117, 120.

l'Attaccapanni e altre poesie (2004)

  • Giancarlo Pontiggia, jacket blurb to l'Attaccapanni e altre poesie (2004)
  • Paolo Lagazzi, 'Postfazione' to l'Attaccapanni e altre poesie (2004)
  • Giuseppe Marchetti, ‘Quanto mondo in via Sauro’ Gazzetta di Parma Wednesday 1 September 2004.

Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations (2005)

  • Angela Leighton, Times Literary Supplement
  • Emily Taylor Merriman, ‘Limits as Power’, Essays in Criticism Vol. 56, No. 2, April 2006, pp. 209-17.
  • Rainer Emig, Anglia - Zeitschrift für englische Philologie Volume 126, Issue 1, July 2008, pp. 176–77.
  • Gareth Reeves, Modern Philology November 2008, Vol. 106, No. 2: pp. 363-366.
  • Philip Tew, Modern Language Review

Ghost Characters (2006)

  • Belinda Cooke, The North no. 40
  • Martin Caseley, ‘Sniffing the Air’, Stride Magazine

There are Avenues (2006)

  • Belinda Cooke, Shearsman online

Selected Poetry and Prose of Vittorio Sereni (2006)

  • Stephen Botterell, Library
  • PN Review
  • Peter Hainsworth, Times Literary Supplement
  • Belinda Cooke, Modern Poetry in Translation new series, no. 7
  • John Taylor, The Yale Review Volume 96 Issue 2, Pages 152 -73, 19 Mar 2008

Talk About Poetry: Conversations on the Art (2006)

  • Nigel Wheale, Use of English
  • Susan Woollard, New Hope International Review

The Greener Meadow: Selected Poems of Luciano Erba (2007)

  • Paola Loretto
  • Tom Phillips, Eyewear blog, guest review
  • Adrian Tahourdin, ‘In Paris’s River’, Times Literary Supplement no. 5504, September 26, p. 29.
  • Alison Flood, The Guardian
  • Belinda Cooke, Modern Poetry in Translation
  • John Taylor, The Yale Review Volume 96 Issue 2, Pages 152 -73, 19 Mar 2008
  • Peter Sirr, Poetry Ireland Review 2009
  • Peter Barry, ‘Out of transformations’: Liverpool poetry in the 21st century’, Writing Liverpool ed. Deryn Rees-Jones and Michael Murphy (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2007)

Salt Companion to Peter Robinson, ed. Adam Piette and Katy Price (Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2007)

  • Contains a Preface by Roy Fisher, an Introduction by Adam Piette, and chapters by Adrian Poole, Paul Hullah, Eric Griffiths, Steve Clark, David Pascoe, Jane Davies, Adam Piette, Andrew Fitzsimons, Ralph Pite, John Roe, Miki Iwata, Neil Corcoran, Katy Price, and David Taylor, with a Bibliography 1976-2006
  • Reviewed by Belinda Cooke, Use of English vol. 58 no. 3, summer

The Look of Goodbye: Poems 2001-2006 (2008)

Spirits of the Stair: Selected Aphorisms (2009)

  • Tom Philips, Eyewear
  • David Wheatley, blog
  • James Geary, blog
  • Belinda Cooke