Centre for the History of the Book

Dr Frances Dickey

Dr Frances Dickey was a visiting fellow at the Centre for the History of the Book during the 2014-15 session.

Dr Frances Dickey

Associate professor of English

  • Department of English
  • University of Missouri

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Frances teaches courses on twentieth-century literature and American poetry, and specializes in modern poetry and its relations to other arts. Her book, The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound (University of Virginia Press, 2012), examines the development of poetic portraiture in connection with painting from the 1860's to the 1920's, focusing on T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams. She has also published articles on the poetry of Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Bishop, and T. S. Eliot. She is co-editor of Vol. 3 of The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot (Johns Hopkins UP, forthcoming 2015) and the Edinburgh Companion to T. S. Eliot and the Arts.  She's also involved in  the T. S. Eliot Society as editor of Time Present and becomes President in 2016.

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Dr Frances Dickey's profile at the Unviersity of Missouri