Rachel Duplessis
Professor of English, Temple University

“Manhood and Its Poetic Projects: Constructing Masculinity in the Counter-Cultural Poetry of the 1950s”

10:40 AM -12 PM November 5, 2004
Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall University of Florida

Poetry Reading

4 PM November 5, 2004
Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall University of Florida

Rachel Blau DuPlessis is Professor of English at Temple University. She is author of Genders, Races and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908–1934; The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice; Writing Beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers; and H.D.: The Career of That Struggle. DuPlessis is also a contributor to Artifice and Indeterminacy: Essays in New Poetics. She is editor of The Selected Letters of George Oppen, and co-editor of The Objectivist Nexus: Essays in Cultural Poetics; The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from Women’s Liberation; and Signets: Reading H.D. DuPlessis has published 7 books of poetry, including the recent Drafts 1–38, Toll. Her poetry has been anthologized in Poems for the Millennium, Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, and Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Critics on Poetry.