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Eric Langley

Eric Langley
Books by this author: Raking Light
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  • Dr Eric Langley (BA hons, MA dist, PhD: Leeds) was awarded his PhD in 2003, and since then has taught at the Universities of Leeds, York, St Andrews, Sheffield, and Royal Holloway. Having previously been a Teaching Fellow at UCL, Eric returned in 2014 as Lecturer in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature. Eric’s monograph, Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries, was published by Oxford University Press in November 2009. He is the son of award-winning poet R.F. Langley who died in 2011.
    'The word which seems most appropriate to Eric Langley's poems might be glimpses, memories tucked under the hedge, fragmented light.'
    London Magazine


    'How often, when reading another's work, does a poet think: I wish I'd written that?'
    Adam Crothers

    Awards won by Eric Langley Short-listed, 2017 The Felix Dennis (Forward) Prize for Best First Collection  (Raking Light)
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