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Deaths and entrances: The influence of spectrality and death in Sylvia Plath and Dylan Thomas
The power behind the poetry of Dylan Thomas and Sylvia Plath is found in their ability to remain perpetually and actively open, even in the face of death. Both poets explored death within their poetry to better understand ...
Embodied language: Deaf Theory, visual poetics, and American Modernism
“Embodied Language: Deaf Theory, Visual Poetics, and American Modernism” examines the intersection between American Modernism and Disability Studies, specifically the emerging field of Deaf Studies. By developing Deaf ...
Entropy and rest: Louis Zukofsky and the futures of poetry
In Entropy and Rest: Louis Zukofsky and the Futures of Poetry, I argue that Louis Zukofsky’s initial poetic claim—that poetry should attain a state of “perfect rest”—becomes the linchpin of his writing practice, and as a ...