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ORS scholar Wanda O'Connor

ORS scholar Wanda O'Connor

Myfyriwr ymchwil, Creative Writing, Ysgol Saesneg, Cyfathrebu ac Athroniaeth

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ORS scholar


Diddordebau ymchwil

Innovative poetry and poetics, postmodern theory, contemporary women’s poetry, hybrid literatures, literature and philosophy, libretto, critical theory, film theory, performative space, translation, practice-based research in interdisciplinary contexts, the avant-garde, situationist theory and psychogeography, Ancient Greek tragedy and mythology.


Cardiff University

2016-2018 Creative Writing Tutor, Year 1
2017 MA Creative Writing Tutor, Gregynog Annual Writing Retreat
2017 Guest Lecturer, Postmodern Poetry
2015-2016 English Literature Tutor, Year 1
2015 MA Creative Writing Tutor, Gregynog Annual Writing Retreat

Concordia University

2011 Guest Lecturer, Milton and Paradise Lost
2011 Historical Survey of Medieval Literature Tutor
2011 Graduate Seminar in University Teaching Tutor
2010-2011 Technical Writing and Communication Tutor
2010 Historical Survey of British Literature Tutor
2010 Guest Lecturer, Wordsworth and the Sublime
2008 Mediterranean Mythology and Greek History Tutor
2006 Greek Mythology Tutor

Traethawd ymchwil

Towards a Post-Projective Poetics

My doctoral project introduces what I call a Post-Projective Poetics. It functions within a spatial body and presents itself as ‘unplanned drift’ fixed only by ‘constant currents’ (Debord). The post-projective poem is vitally a site of plurality and my critical-creative project seeks to decipher ways into the shifting peripatetics of this contemporary form and to chart its open arrangement. The thesis explores a poetics of erasure, gloss, the archive, excess and thrownness, and builds on prior literature by bringing a phenomenological approach to bear on the consideration of textual elements and by deploying an interdisciplinary framework appropriate to the nature of a post-projective practice in contemporary poetry.



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