Loren Glass

Loren Glass is Professor of English and the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa. His books include Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, 1880-1980 and Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde.


Serious Series

Does the Modern Library's creation of a “common reader” prove the role of marketing in canon formation?...

Beat Biographer

Biography, rather than literary criticism, has become the dominant genre in the canonization of the Beats....

Golden Age

IN THE PREFACE TO THIS REMARKABLE memoir, Richard Seaver claims that he had never intended to publish it. And indeed he ...

Counter-Culture Colophon