• Michael Golston

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature
    407 Philosophy Hall
    Office Hours:
    Th 4:00pm-6:00pm
    (212) 854 4707

    Areas of Interest :
    20th-century British and American poetry and poetics; the avant-garde; modernism and postmodernism

    B.A., University of New Mexico (1979); M.A., University of California, Berkeley (1989); Ph.D., Stanford University (1998). Michael Golston specializes in 20th-century poetry and poetics and modern cultural history. He is especially interested in avant-garde and experimental writing, and has published articles and reviews in American Literary History, Paideuma, Textual Practice, and Modernism/Modernity. He also has essays in two collections: American Modernism Across the Arts and New Definitions of Lyric: Theory, Technology, and Culture. His first book, Rhythm and Race in Modernist Poetry and Science (Columbia University Press), won the Louis Martz Prize for 2007. He is currently working on a book about allegory, surrealism, and postmodern poetic form.