Criticism Online

“A Note on Hearing Xi Chuan for the First Time.” (January 2012). Notes on the Mosquito


“In the Wunderkammer: Recently Published Work by Anne Blonstein”


“Lorine Niedecker, the Anonymous:  Gender, Class, Genre and Resistances,” reprinted from Blue Studios. Sibyl (2009)


“Propounding Modernist Maleness: How Pound Managed a Muse,” reprinted from Blue Studios. Sibyl (2009)


“’Ballad’: On Reading Oppen Once Again.” Big Bridge, special Oppen Issue (summer 2009).


“Considering the Long Poem: genre problems” Readings 4 (March 2009)


“’The other window is the lark’: On Barbara Guest”


“Oppen from seventy-five to a hundred, 1983-2008”


“Two more thoughts about deixis.”


“The Hole: Death, Sexual Difference, and Gender Contradictions in Creeley’s Poetry.”

Jacket Magazine 36 (August 2008).


“Manhood and its Poetic Projects: The construction of masculinity in the counter-cultural poetry of the U.S. 1950s.” [on Ginsberg, Olson, Creeley] Jacket Magazine 31 (October 2006).


“What are the conflictual issues today for and within feminism, both locally and at large?” Diotima 2006.

“On reading Haavikko as an Outsider: Paavo Haavikko’s Kaksikymmentä ja yksi (One and Twenty) Revisited”

A Test of Poetry and Conviction” [essay on Louis Zukofsky], Jacket Magazine.


“Anne Waldman: Standing Corporeally in One’s Own Time.” Jacket 27 (Winter/Spring 2005).


“The Darkest Gush: Emily Dickinson and the Textual Mark” (note from 1994 approximately). Titanic Operas: A Poets’ Corner of Responses to Dickinson’s Legacy. ed Martha Nell Smith. Up on site in 2003.


“Statement for PORES,” about politics and the cultural moment. PORES 2 (April 2003).