Berkeley English Faculty

Eric Falci

Eric Falci

Professor

Wheeler Hall, room 308
Fall 2020: by appointment
efalci@berkeley.edu


Books
The Value of Poetry
The Value of Poetry

"Drawing on an ample range of contemporary sources, Falci explores how poetry uses its formal wiles and intuitive craft to respond to the world it must answer to and which inflects its thinking, language choices and physical stance... A stylish, prov....(read more)

FIELDS:
Irish Literature in Transition, 1980-2020
Irish Literature in Transition, 1980-2020

Co-edited by Paige Reynolds and Eric Falci, Irish Literature in Transition, 1980–2020 elucidates the central features of Irish literature during the twentieth century's long turn, covering its significant trends and formations, reassessing its major ....(read more)

FIELDS:
Late Along the Edgelands
Late Along the Edgelands

In a series of tattered sequences and oddly-angled lyrics, Late Along the Edgeland sketches an attenuated present. Remaining within a relatively circumscribed lexis and store of images—those of the littoral, the mid-sea, the edges of several cities c....(read more)

FIELDS:
Continuity and Change in Irish Poetry, 1966-2010
Continuity and Change in Irish Poetry, 1966-2010

This volume reshapes the story of Irish poetry since the 1960s by showing how polemical arguments concerning the role of poetry in 1960s Ireland evolve into a set of formal and compositional strategies for emerging Irish poets in the mid-1970s and be....(read more)

The Cambridge Introduction to British Poetry, 1945-2010
The Cambridge Introduction to British Poetry, 1945-2010

The Cambridge Introduction to British Poetry, 1945–2010 provides a broad overview of an important body of poetry from England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland from the postwar period through to the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensiv....(read more)