Professor of Engagement with the Public Imagination
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- Office: D66, Hugh Owen Building
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Richard is Aberystwyth University's Professor of Engagement with the Public Imagination. He is also a blues guitarist and velocipedist. He blogs at: Follow him on Twitter @RMarggrafTurley.
- EN20720 - Nineteenth Century Literature
- EN30520 - Romantic Eroticism
- ENM1520 - Romantic Radical Cultures
Professor Richard Marggraf Turley teaches across the department's Literary Studies and Creative Writing schemes. His option modules currently include EN38320: Romantic Eroticism, and ENM2540: Romanticism's Radical Cultures. He supervises Literary Studies and Creative Writing PhDs.
Richard is author of several books on the Romantics, including Keats's Boyish Imagination (2004) and Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture (2009). He is also co-author of a wide-ranging study on literary and food security, Food and the Literary Imagination (2014). He is the winner of the 2007 "Keats-Shelley Prize" for poetry, and he won the 2010 Wales Book of the Year "People's Choice" for his third collection of poems, Wan Hu's Flying Chair (2009). Richard has been involved in several collaborative projects between the arts and sciences, and is a regular guest on BBC arts and culture programmes. He is also author of a crime novel, set in 1810, The Cunning House (2015), and a study guide, Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities, 2nd edn (2016). He is co-director of the Keats Foundation Bicentennial John Keats Conferences (see the Keats Foundation website for details: ).
Keats on Two Wheels. Studies in Romanticism2017. (In press)
Homes, Horizons and Orbits: Welsh Dahl and the Aerial View. In (ed) Roald Dahl: Wales of the Unexpected. Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press2016.
Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities: 2nd revised edition. 2nd edn, Taylor & Francis, London2016.
Keats Criticism, Post-1963. In (ed) John Keats in Context. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge2015. (In press)
Soper at oure aller cost: The Politics of Food Supply in the Canterbury Tales. The Chaucer Review 50 (1 & 2) pp. 1-29. Cadair2015.
The Cunning House. Sandstone Press, Dingwall2015.
The Quantified Romantics. Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities, UK wide, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 12/11/2015 - 22/11/2015.2015.
Agri-tech and the arts: From Barns to D-Space. 31st Chaos Communication Congress, hamburg, Germany, 26/12/2014 - 29/12/2014. Other2014.
Food and the Literary Imagination. Springer Nature, Basingstoke2014.
Keats in Three Crowds: Romanticism and Surveillance after Snowden. Romanticism and the Future, Paphos, Cyprus, 24/10/2014 - 25/10/2014.2014.
Policing the Romantic Crowd. John Keats and his Circle, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 02/05/2014 - 04/05/2014.2014.
Policing the Romantic Crowd. 30th Chaos Communication Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 26/12/2013 - 29/12/2013. Other2013.
Reading with the Grain: Sustainability and the Literary Imagination. 2013 INSPIRE Lecture on Literature and Sustainability. 2013 INSPIRE Lecture on Literature and Sustainability, Lampeter, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 23/05/2013. Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant, Lampeter Other2013.
Keats's Prospects. Times Literary Supplement pp. 14-15.2012.
On St Giles Hill- Keats’s Ode “To Autumn’ in the Market. Times Literary Supplement pp. 14-15.2012.
Romantic Hackers: Keats, Wordsworth and Total Surveillance. 29th Chaos Communication Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 27/12/2012 - 29/12/2012. Other2012.
The Autumn King: Remembering the Land in King Lear. Shakespeare Quarterly 63 (4) pp. 518-543. Cadair2012.
Evolution, Physiology and Phytochemistry of the Psychotoxic Arable Mimic Weed Darnel (Lolium temulentum L.). In (eds) Progress in Botany. Springer Nature pp. 73-104. Cadair2011.
The Writer in the Academy: Creative Interfrictions. Essays and Studies Boydell & Brewer, Cambridge2011.
A Tragedy of Idle Weeds: Why Grigori Kozintsev's Lear is more faithful to Shakespeare's 'arable play' than most modest stagings. Times Literary Supplement pp. 14-15.2010.
Cambrian Readjustments: An Interview with Geoffrey Hill. Poetry Wales pp. 10-13.2010.
Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool2009.
Wan-Hu's Flying Chair. Salt Publishing2009.
'The Temple of Fame’: “Barry Cornwall” and Keats’s Reputation. Times Literary Supplement pp. 13-15.2008.
Slippery Steps of the Temple of Fame. Keats-Shelley Review 22 pp. 64-81.2008.
The Fossil-box. 1st edn, Cinnamon Press2007.
Johnny's in the Basement: Keats, Bob Dylan and Influence. In (eds) The Monstrous Debt: Modalities of Romantic Influence in Twentieth Century Literature. Wayne State University Press pp. 181-204. Cadair Other Other2006.
The Monstrous Debt: Modalities of Romantic Influence in Twentieth-century Literature. Wayne State University Press, Detroit2006.
Whiteout. Parthian Books2006.
Bright Stars and Bosom-Friends: John Keats and Barry Cornwall. Notes and Queries 52 (4) pp. 464-466. Other2005.
Profile on Bob Dylan. The Literary Encyclopedia.2005.
'Full-grown lambs': Immaturity and 'To Autumn'. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN) (28) Other2002.
The Politics of Language in Romantic Literature. Springer Nature Cadair2002.
“Strange Longings”: Keats and Feet. Studies in Romanticism 41 (1) pp. 89-106. Other2002.
John Keats, Barry Cornwall, and Leigh Hunt's Literary Pocket-Book. Romanticism 7 (2) pp. 163-176. Other2001.
An Echo of Clarke’s Address in Shelley’s Defence. Neophilologus 84 pp. 323-327.2000.
Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities. 1st edn, Taylor & Francis, London2000.
Indolent Minds, Indolent Men, and 'On First Looking into Chapman's Homer'. The Review of English Studies 50 (198) pp. 204-207. Other1999.
Knowledge of their own supremacy”: Oenone and the Standardization of Tennyson’s Diction. Victorian Poetry 37 (3) pp. 291-308.1999.
Handy Squirrels and Chapman's Homer: Hunt, Keats, and Romantic Philology. Romanticism 4 (1) pp. 104-119. Other1998.
Tennyson and the Nineteenth-Century Language Debate. Leeds Studies in English 28 pp. 123-140.1997.
Misrepresentation in Hensleigh Wedgwood’s Review of Jacob Grimm’s Deutsche Grammatik. Notes and Queries 41 (3) pp. 310.1994.