|Ph.D. (SUNY, Buffalo)
Professor Emeritus of American Literature
Primary Office: LIT 442
Primary Phone: Contact Department
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ON LEAVE W2015
Modern Poetry, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Disability Studies, Modern American Literature.
The Prose of Fact. Berkeley: The Figures, 1981.
The Landing of Rochambeau. Providence, R.I.: Burning Deck, 1985.
"Notes beyond the Notes: Wallace Stevens and Contemporary Poetics," Wallace Stevens: The Poetics of Modernism, ed. Albert Gelpi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.
The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Post Hoc. Bolinas, Calif.: Avenue B, 1990.
"Dismantling 'Mantis:' Reification and Objectivist Poetics," American Literary History, 3.3 (Fall 1991): 521-541.
Leningrad: American Writers in the Soviet Union (with Lyn Hejinian, Ron Silliman, and Barrett Watten). San Francisco: Mercury House, 1991.
"Marginality in the Margins: Robert Duncan's Textual Politics," Contemporary Literature, 33.2 (Summer 1992): 275-301.
"'When the world strips down and rouges up:' Redressing Whitman," Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies, ed. Betsy Erkkila. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Ghostlier Demarcations: Modern Poetry and the Material Word. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
The Arcades. O Books, Fall 1998.
"The Lady from Shanghai: California Orientalism and 'guys like us,'" Western American Literature (Winter 2001).
"Strange Blood: Hemophobia and the Unexplored Boundaries of Queer Nation." Beyond the Boundary: American Identity and Multiculturalism. Ed. Tim Powelll. New Brunswick: Rutgers U Press, 1999. 39-60.
"Hearing Things: The Scandal of Voice in Deaf Performance," Enabling the Humanities: A Disability Studies Sourcebook, eds. Sharon Snyder, Brenda Jo Brueggemann, and Rosemarie Garland Thomson. Forthcoming, New York: Modern Language Association, 2001.
Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics. U of Chicago Press, 2003.
"Universal Design: The Work of Disability in an Age of Globalization." The Disability Studies Reader, 2nd ed. Ed. Lennard Davis. New York: Routledge, 2006. 117-130.
"The Dream of a Public Language: Modernity, Manifesto, and the Citizen Subject." Cross Cultural Poetics 17 (2007): 72-88. Rpt. In Foreign Literature Studies (Wuhan, China) 28.6 (Dec., 2006):13-26.
"'Every Man his Specialty': Beckett, Disability, and Dependence." Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, 1.2. (Oct., 2007).
"On the Outskirts of Form: Cosmopoetics in the Shadow of NAFTA." Textual Practice 22.4 (Dec., 2008).
"'My Life by Water': Lorine Niedecker and Critical Regionalism." Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Politics of Place. Ed. Elizabeth Willis. U of Iowa Press, 2008.
"Tree Tangled in Tree: Re-siting Poetry through ASL." SIGNS AND VOICES: DEAF CULTURE, IDENTITY, LANGUAGE, AND ARTS. Ed. Kristin A.. Lindgren, et al. Washington: Gallaudet University Press, 2008.
CONCERTO FOR THE LEFT HAND; DISABILITY AND THE DEFAMILIAR BODY. University of Michigan Press, 2008.
"The Repeated Insistence: Creeley's Rage." Form, Power, and Person in Robert Creeley's Life and Work. Ed. Stephen Fredman and Steve McCaffery. U of Iowa Press, 2010.
"Pregnant Men: Modernism, Disability, and Biofuturity in Djuna Barnes." Novel 43:12 (2010).
On the Outskirts of Form: Practicing Cultural Poetics. Wesleyan U Press, 2011.
Bleed Through: New and Selected Poems. Coffee House Press, 2013. "Introduction: American Poetry, 2000-2009." Contemporary Literature 52.4 (Winter, 2011).
"Women Writing Disability." Introduction to special issue of, "Women Writing Disability." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. 30.1 (2013)
"Disability Poetics." The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary Poetry. Ed. Cary Nelson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.