Here’s a preview of my new “Epic Encounters” essay on teaching the modernist long poem for Journal of Modern Literature (37.4). This Gladiator-inspired movie poster of Paterson, by Cory Hunter, is reproduced by… Read More
Shelley famously declared that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.” I find that women poets are often community organizers in the literary world. The collective that formed Kalliope (1978-2005), an internationally acknowledged journal 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 are Women's Poetry, 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.