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Sandeep Parmar

Sandeep Parmar is a poet, critic and lecturer in English at the University of Liverpool. Her two books of poems are The Marble Orchard (Shearsman, 2012) and Eidolon (Shearsman, 2015). She was selected as a BBC New Generation Thinker 2015.    

‘La Poetessa’ – essay by Sandeep Parmar

At once I loathe and feel for this woman, the Oxbridge poetess in the garden. What she is saying is of little interest to me. But who is listening (and who is not permitted to enter, who cannot listen), this concerns me deeply. When Virginia Woolf dreamed up her imaginary hybrid of Newnham and Gi...

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