Lewis Johnson

Thesis: The Working-Class Body in Experimental British Poetry (1979-1990)

Research Interests: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Poetry, Marxism, Neoliberalism, Biopolitics, Abjection

Funding: John Lennon Memorial Scholarship


‘Capitalism and Katabasis’, Hope Mirrlees’ Paris: A Poem at 100, Sorbonne Université, June 2020

‘Repositioning the Flâneur’, Place and Community Colloquium, University of Sheffield, May 2019


* British Poetic Writing Since 1930

* Modernist Literature: 1900-1945

* Ways of Reading

* Close Reading

* Scholars Scheme - Widening Participation



Project Lead at the Centre for New and International Writing, managing British Poetry and Class https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/new-and-international-writing/poetry-class/

Email: Lewis.Johnson@liverpool.ac.uk Twitter: @LewisJohnson634

Supervisors: Professor Deryn Rees-Jones and Dr James Bainbridge