MemberStephen A. Fredman

…U of Notre Dame…

20C and 21C American poetry. Relations of poetry to the arts, to religion, to transcultural movement. Author of Poet’s Prose: The Crisis in American Verse, The Grounding of American Poetry: Charles Olson and the Emersonian Tradition, A Menorah for Athena: Charles Reznikoff and the Jewish Dilemmas of Objectivist Poetry, and Contextual Practice: Assemblage and the Erotic in Postwar Poetry and Art. Editor of A Concise Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry and, with Steve McCaffery, of Form, Power, and Person in Robert Creeley’s Life and Work.