Professor Ralph R G Pite

M.A., Ph.D.(Cantab.)

  • BS8 1TB

1994 …2020

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Personal profile

Research interests

I work on twentieth-century poetry (Robert Frost and Edward Thomas), Thomas Hardy, ecology and contemporary poetry (especially Jorie Graham, Kathleen Jamie, Mary Oliver), on Romantic Period writing, particularly Anglo-Italian literatures, and on ideas of place in nineteenth and twentieth century writing.

I have contributed to the BBC Radio 4 Series, 'Natural Histories'.

I led the team which produced a smartphone app: Romantic Bristol: Writing the City

My poetry has been published by The Brodie Press

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External positions

external examiner, University of Warwick

1 Sep 201531 Aug 2018

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Frost and Thomas

Pite, R. R. G.


Project: Research

Research Output

Edward Thomas and Robert Frost: To Earthward

Pite, R., 27 Jan 2020, Anticipatory Materialisms in LIterature and Philosophy, 1790-1930. Carruthers, J., Dakkak, N. & Spence, R. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 219-40 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • ‘The waterdrops dripp’d leisurely’: Notebooks, Landscapes and Poetry in Coleridge’s Quantocks

    Pite, R. R. G., 30 Jun 2020, In : The Coleridge Bulletin. 55, p. 13-26 14 p., 2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 'In a small mill-race severed from his stream': Wordsworth's Undaunted Rivers

    Pite, R., 5 Jun 2019, In : La questione Romantica. 11, 1-2, 17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    romantic studies and environmental criticism

    Ralph R G Pite (Participant)

    7 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    Wordsworth, Water, Writing

    Ralph R G Pite (Participant)

    23 Apr 202025 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    railways in nineteenth-century fiction

    Ralph R G Pite (Advisor)

    22 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion