Rachel Blau DuPlessis (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

Gender Debates and Cultural Power in Twentieth-Century American Poetries

Temple University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

Rachel Blau DuPlessis wrote five chapters of Purple Passages: Patriarchal Poetry and Its Ends and wrote "T.S. Eliot and Gender" for T.S. Eliot in Context (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). She completed a volume of poetry, Pitch: Drafts 77-95 (Salt Publishing, forthcoming); "Draft 94: Mail Art" for Jacket Magazine; "Draft 92: Translocation" to appear in EOAGH; and several other poems. She prepared a notebook on poetics for the University of Auckland Library Special Collections.