Tuesday, December 27, 2011

A Notebook on the work of Emily Phillips

Emily Phillips has been one of our long-time contributors; she has been especially active as a contributing blogger about contemporary African American poetry.  Over the years, she has written about Allison Joseph, Lucille Clifton, Rita Dove, Marilyn Nelson, and various other poets.

Emily completed her M.A. in literature at SIUE. She is currently earning her Ph.D. at St. Louis University.  Emily's initial writings from 2010 were foundational for our projects on poetry. 

• October 31: The Dawn of Octavia Butler’s Monstrosities 
• October 30: Elizabeth Alexander’s Horror at the Carnival 
• April 30: Realism as Fantasy: From Jonathan Franzen to Colson Whitehead (HBW) 

• December 27: Objectification in Pursuit of History in Derek Walcott's Omeros
• October 31: Notes on Derek Walcott's Omeros

• November 2: Lessons Reading Poets
• November 2: Allison Joseph's "The Jealous Girl"
• November 1: Rita Dove's "Friedrich Augustus Bridgetower Discovers..."
• October 30: Rita Dove’s American Smooth
• October 29: Lucille Clifton's Voices
• October 29: Elizabeth Alexander’s “Praise Song for the Day”
• October 28: Marilyn Nelson's Carver: A Life in Poems, Pt. 2
• October 28: Marilyn Nelson's Carver: A Life in Poems, Pt. 1
• October 16: HonorĂ©e Jeffers's Outlandish Blues
• September 15: Tara Betts's Arc & Hue
• September 7: Allison Joseph's poem "Who you calling Ugly?"
• September 6: Body Perception in A. Joseph's poem "Skinny Legs"
• September 3: Allison Joseph's Imitation of Life
• August 24: Allison Joseph's Worldly Pleasures
• August 2: Lucille Clifton's Mercy
• July 29: Rita Dove's Sonata Mulattica
• July 26: Allison Joseph's Voice: Poems

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