essays & reviews

Review of Henri Cole, Orphic Paris. PopMatters.

Review of Mark Polizzotti, Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Review of Daniel Horowitz, Happier? The History of a Cultural Movement that Aspired to Transform America. PopMatters.

Review of François-René de Chateaubriand: Memoirs from Beyond the Grave: 1768 –1800. PopMatters.

Review of Toril Moi, Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Review of Robert M. Thorson, The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years and Henry David Thoreau, Walden and Civil Disobedience. PopMatters.

Review of Michael Schumacher, First Thought: Conversations with Allen Ginsberg. PopMatters.

Review of Charles Altieri, Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience. Modern Philology.

“Reading Historical Poetics,” Modern Language Quarterly 77:1 (March 2016) [with Joel Calahan and Michael Hansen]

“Hearing the ‘Tone of the Self’: Toward An Alternative Ethics of Translation”, nonsite #15 (2015) 

Review of Katie Degentesh, The Anger Scale, Chicago Review 54:3 (Winter 2009), 156–161.

Review of Amanda Nadelberg, Isa the Truck Named Isadore, Chicago Review 53:4 & 54:1–2 (Summer 2008), 318–321.

Review of Lee Harwood, Collected Poems, Chicago Review 53:1 (Spring 2007), 171–176.

Review of Bin Ramke, Matter, Chicago Review 51:4 & 52:1 (Winter 2006), 250–253.

Review of Denise Levertov, Selected Poems, Harvard Review 24 (Spring 2003), 157­–160.