Marjorie Perloff

Marjorie Perloff is the author of many books on modern and contemporary poetry and poetics, including The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Rimbaud to Cage, The Futurist Moment, Wittgenstein's Ladder, and, most recently, Unoriginal Genius: Poetry by Other Means in the New Century. Her memoir The Vienna Paradox was published in 2004. She is Professor Emerita of English at Stanford University.

 


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Speaking in Codes

ANDREI CODRESCU'S RECENT The Poetry Lesson (2010) begins with a delicious parody of the college poetry workshop: a class for those ...


The Natural

Cage, so long associated with the New York avant-garde, now strikes me as quintessentially Californian, and more specifically, Angeleno....


Channeling Georg Trakl: Christian Hawkey’s “Ventrakl”