“For Having Slept Much the Dead Have Grown Strong”: Emanuel Carnevali and William Carlos Williams” The essay linked here was originally published in the William Carlos Williams Review vol. 30, No. 1-2, Spring-Fall 2013. 137-158.
“Paterson: An Epic in Four or Five or Six Parts” The essay linked here was published in the Cambridge Companion to William Carlos Williams. Edited by Christopher MacGowan, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2016.
What follows are the remarks I made for my friend Sam at the UCLA reception at MLA in January 2014. Like many, most–perhaps even all of you in attendance, words are my craft, my life. And words fail on this occasion. What is there to say? Too much. Not enough. . . Sam See was… Continue Reading In Honor of Sam: Remarks for MLA14 (UCLA Reception)
The essay linked to here was originally published in The Heritages of William Carlos Williams: Points of Contact. Edited by Ian D. Copestake, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 80-100. The images above, photographs of the dust jacket of Kora in Hell, are relevant to the contents of the article. Specifically, I discuss the significance of the center… Continue Reading “The eternal bride and father—quid pro quo”: William Carlos Williams, Marcia Nardi and Paterson
This piece was originally published in Music and Literary Modernism—Critical Essays and Comparative Studies. Edited by Robert McParland. New York: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 66-86. I am posting it here in honor of Aaron Swartz. RIP. Dear EzzROAR Dear Anthill Templeton