I’ve just returned from the inaugural Poetry by the Sea conference–a gathering of contemporary poets as diverse as Rafael Campo, Annie Finch, Marilyn Hacker, Spencer Reece, Patricia Smith, and A. E.… Read More
I teach Modern British Poetry in the Spring, and so W. H. Auden’s early love poems always fall during Valentine’s week. And every year I return to the full humanity of… 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.