Ingelbein, Raphaël. Misreading England: Poetry and Nationhood Since the Second World War. Atlanta: Rodopi, 2002. An analysis of Hill along with Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, and Seamus Heaney that considers the way in which each poet “misreads” his predecessors’ visions of England during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and also assesses the contrast between Heaney’s Northern Irish nationalism and the Englishness of the other three.
McDonald, Peter. Serious Poetry: Form and Authority, from Yeats to Hill. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Looks at the interaction of their roles as critics as well as poets in William Butler Yeats, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Seamus Heaney, and Hill.
McNees, Eleanor Jane. Eucharistic Poetry: The Search for Presence in the Writings of John Donne, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Dylan Thomas, and Geoffrey Hill. Cranbury, N.J.: Associated University Presses, 1992. Includes an analysis of some of Hill’s poetry with an emphasis on the religious symbolism that it contains.
Milne, W. S. An Introduction to Geoffrey Hill. London: Bellew, 1998. Critical analysis of Hill’s poetry with bibliographic references.
Roberts, Andrew Michael. Geoffrey Hill. Tavistock, England: Northcote House, 2002. This clear but subtle introduction to the poet and his work combines a close reading of Hill’s poems with an overview of the critical debate they engender. Roberts captures the uniqueness of and the controversy aroused by Hill’s work and ties it to contemporary issues.
Wainwright, Jeffrey. Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill. New York: Manchester University Press, 2006. A comprehensive critical study of Hill’s work. It provides an introduction to Hill for new readers as well as in-depth analyses aimed to contribute to the understanding of Hill’s poetry by those familiar with his work.