Professor and Chair of Department of English, Professor of Comparative Literature
By appointment with Karla Tofte (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ph.D., English, Stanford University, 2000
M.A., Modern History, Oxford University, 1994
B.A., English, Harvard University, 1992.
Brian Reed is a specialist in modern and contemporary poetry and poetics who is drawn to exploring intersections between poetry and other art forms, especially painting, dance, and drama. He also has a strong interest in translation studies.
- “Visual Poetry and the Poetics of Data Visualization.” Journal of English Language and Literature 63.4 (2017): 659-74.
- Nobody’s Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 2013.
- Phenomenal Reading: Essays in Modern and Contemporary Poetics. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2012.
- Hart Crane: After His Lights. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006.
Modern Language Association, American Comparative Literature Association, Association of East European and Eurasian Studies, Associated Writers and Writing Programs