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Michael Alexander

Michael Alexander’s verse translations of Old English poetry are published by Penguin Classics and Anvil. More recently he has published A History of English Literature, Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England, and Reading Shakespeare.



Michael Alexander's work featured in PN Review comprises three reports, four contributions of poetry, five articles, and two reviews, over a period of 36 years. Also available are seven reviews of Michael Alexander's work.
Further Reading
Subscribers only Reviewed by William Cookson in PN Review 15 (1980) on Michael Alexander's 'Pound'
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 18 (1981) Great Malvern
Subscribers only Reviewed by John Clarke in PN Review 19 (1981) on Michael Alexander's 'Old English Riddles'
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 28 (1982) on Ezra Pound
Subscribers only Reviewed by Dick Davis in PN Review 29 (1983) Michael Alexander
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 32 (1983) Night Thoughts
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 33 (1983) Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 37 (1984) The Battle of Brunanburgh
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 42 (1985) a Year Spent at Cahors
Subscribers only Reviewed by Brian Morton in PN Review 43 (1985) on Michael Alexander's Old English Literature
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 79 (1991) On the Dedication of The Waste Land
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 117 (1997) 'Ode to an Expiring Frog'
Subscribers only Reviewed by Matt Bryden in PN Review 145 (2002) on Logue and Alexander translations
Report in PN Review 150 (2003) Poets in Paradise: Chaucer, Pound, Eliot
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 166 (2005) The Thomas Hardy Birthday Lecture 2005
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 179 (2008) Poets in Paradise: Chaucer, Pound, Eliot
Subscribers only Reviewed by Henry King in PN Review 181 (2008) on Dick David and Michael Alexander
Subscribers only Reviewed by Judith Willson in PN Review 182 (2008) on Michael Alexander's Medievalism
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 206 (2012) A Son of Ezra: Peter Whigham
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 229 (2016) ‘Only to the Dog’
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