Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Faculty (UTSC)
UTSC Office Phone:
UTSC Office Location:
University of Toronto at Scarborough, HW-318
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 904
Office Location and/or Leave Status:
Teaching and Research Interests
Twentieth-Century American, Lyric Poetry.
B.A. (Duke), Ph.D. (Harvard)
Ashbery’s Forms of Attention
(University of Alabama Press)
Co-editor, The Anthology of Rap
Co-editor, Close Reading: The Reader
“The Ironic Style of Sacvan Bercovitch,” in The Turn Around Religion in America
“Melvillean Provocation and the Critical Art of Devotion,” in Melville and Aesthetics
“The Trick’s Sick Songs,” in Frank Lentricchia: Essays on His Works
Articles and poems
, American Literary History
, Cambridge History of American Literature
, Harvard Review
, The Lights Are Out, South Atlantic Quarterly
, and University of Toronto Quarterly.
Recent Canadian poetry; the values of Marianne Moore.