Literary Criticism

Robert Duncan and the Pragmatist Sublime

By James Maynard

This study examines the theoretical underpinnings of Robert Duncan’s poetry and poetics.

Curious Disciplines

Mina Loy and Avant-Garde Artisthood
By Sarah Hayden

Foregrounding Loy’s critical interrogation of Futurist, Dadaist, Surrealist, and “Degenerate” artisthood, and exploring her poetic legacies today, Curious Disciplines reveals Loy’s importance in an entirely novel way.

Imagining Persons

Robert Duncan's Lectures on Charles Olson
Edited by Robert J. BertholfDale M. Smith

These transcribed talks pay tribute to Olson and expand our knowledge of Duncan’s vision of modernist writing.

An Open Map

The Correspondence of Robert Duncan and Charles Olson
Edited by Robert J. BertholfDale M. Smith

The 130 letters collected in this volume begin in 1947 just after Robert Duncan and Charles Olson first meet in Berkeley, California, and continue to Olson’s death in January 1970.

Sovereign Stories and Blood Memories

Sovereign Stories and Blood Memories

Native American Women's Autobiography
By Annette Angela Portillo

Portillo analyzes traditional autobiographies and memoirs alongside interviews and social media to explore the intricacies of Native American women’s voices and the stories that they share.

The Collected Letters of Charles Olson and J. H. Prynne

Edited by Ryan Dobran

Edited by poet and scholar Ryan Dobran, this volume of correspondence between the American poet Charles Olson (1910–1970) and the English poet J. H. Prynne (b. 1936) sheds light on a little-known but incredibly influential aspect of twentieth-century transatlantic literary culture.

The Olson Codex

Projective Verse and the Problem of Mayan Glyphs
By Dennis Tedlock

In The Olson Codex, Tedlock describes and examines Olson’s efforts to decipher Mayan hieroglyphics, giving Olson’s work in Mexico the place it deserves within twentieth-century poetry and poetics.

Masquerade and Social Justice in Contemporary Latin American Fiction

By Helene Carol Weldt-Basson

Using an interdisciplinary approach that combines philosophy, history, psychology, literature, and social justice theory, this study delineates the synergistic connection between masquerade and social justice in Latin American fiction.

With a Book in Their Hands

Chicano/a Readers and Readerships across the Centuries
Edited by Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez

In this collection, Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez gathers diverse and passionate accounts of reading drawn from several research projects aimed at documenting Chicana and Chicano reading practices and experiences.

The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones

A Critical Companion
Edited by Billy J. Stratton

The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones offers the first collection of scholarship on Jones’s ever-expanding oeuvre.

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