Emma Suret

University of Sheffield
Dr Emma Suret has recently completed her PhD at the University of Sheffield; her thesis explores the influence of Shelley and Keats on the poetry of Wilfred Owen. Her research focuses on Romantic legacies in modern poetry, and she has recently published an article in the journal English entitled “Keats, Owen, and Restriction in the Sonnet”.

Wilfred Owen and the Modern Elegy

Owen’s elegies are characterised by his scepticism of the genre’s consolatory power. Such wariness adheres to a precedent already set by his literary precursors; as Michael D. Hurley and Michael O’Neill put it, “the challenging of tradition in elegy is … Continue reading

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