PREAMBLE In the past two weeks I’ve team-taught a polymers unit for Materials Science Engineering, and I’ve presented a cultural analysis for the Modernist Studies Association. Does this odd convergence… Read More
Today is Oscar Wilde’s birthday, and my American tribute marks the occasion by revisiting the high style Wilde brought to the frontiers of the television Western and men’s fashion magazines in… Read More
About Marsha Bryant
Marsha Bryant's interdisciplinary research links literature to a diversity of materials, including advertising, art, Egyptology, film, magazines, and music. Her latest book, Women's Poetry and Popular Culture, received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Bryant’s most popular courses include Modern British Poetry, Desperate Domesticity: the American 1950s, and Post-Punk Cultures: The British 80s. She is a member of UF's Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, and Associate Editor of Contemporary Women's Writing.
Women’s Poetry and Popular Culture
Marsha Bryant’s book explores the counterintuitive innovations that women poets fashion from Hollywood films, household advertising, mass magazines, children’s books, and tabloid journalism.