John Wilkinson

English Language and Literature

John Wilkinson is Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Department of English Language and Literature. He has published seven collections of poetry and several works of literary criticism dealing with the peculiar properties of lyric poetry. His teaching interests include the theory and practices of close reading and of glossing, relationships between poetry and visual arts, New York School poetry (Frank O’Hara, Barbara Guest, John Ashbery, James Schuyler), and other mid-twentieth century American poets.