Publications

Book Chapter | Articles and Essays | Conference Presentations | Reviews

Book Chapters

  • “Akkadian Metapoetics in the Bel-eṭir Texts” in a Forthcoming Volume on Near Eastern Literature (Leiden: Brill).
  • “Berryman’s ‘Poundian Inheritance’ and the Epic of ‘Synchrisis’” in John Berryman: Centenary Essays eds. P. Coleman and P. Campion. (Oxford/Bern: Peter Lang, 2017). Link to Publisher’s Site.

Articles and Essays

  • “Salvadori’s Orfeo: Going ‘Astray / Amid the Flowers’” Translation Ireland 20.1 (Nov 2017) 43-53.
  • Online Bibliography of Pound Studies (in 5 parts). Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication). [With the kind assistance of Massimo Bacigalupo.]
    • “OBIPS – Books: 1979-1960” MIN 2.4 (Mar 2016) 72-76
    • “OBIPS – Books: 1989-1980” MIN 2.3 (Nov 2015) 47-55.
    • “OBIPS – Books: 1999-1990” MIN 1.4 (Feb 2015) 73-82.
    • “OBIPS – Books: 2013-2000” MIN 1.3 (Nov 2014) 77-85.
    • “An Introduction to Online Bibliography of Italian Ezra Pound Studies (OBIPS)” MIN 1.3 (Nov 2014) 75-76.
  • “A Poet’s Italian: A Few Remarks on Translating Pound’s Contributions to Broletto” and “Ezra Pound’s Contributions to Broletto: Three Articles in Translation” Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 2.2 (Sep 2015) 76-91.
  • “‘Lolita, light of my life. My sin, my soul’ and Psalm 38” Nabokov Online Journal 8 (2014/15)  Link to Article        

[Undergraduate Essays Published:]

  • Epic and Empire: Voices of Imperial Rhetoric in Francis Ledwidge and Wilfred Owen” Labyrinth: An International Journal of Postmodern Studies 5.2 (Apr 2014) 11-22. EBSCOHost Link
  • “Beginning from the End: Assessing The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides” Labyrinth: An International Journal of Postmodern Studies 4.3 (Jul 2013) 36-39. EbscoStacks Link
  • “The Uncharted: Playing with Maps in Gravity’s Rainbow and Infinite JestLabyrinth: An International Journal of Postmodern Studies 4.1 (Jan 2013) 14-22. EbscoStacks Link
  • “William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying as an American Epic” Trinity Literary Review 1 (2012) 51-58.

Conference Papers & Talks

  • “Disobedient Allusion: Middle Irish Receptions of Classical Mythology.” Bad Intertextuality Workshop. NYU. December 3.  
  • ““Venite, adeamus”: Friedrich Rosen’s Latin Rigveda” ACLA 2020 Chicago. 19-22 Mar 2020. [Accepted. Conference cancelled due to COVID-19.]
  • “The Burial of Gilgamesh’s Two Bodies: King and Text” Excavations. 26th Annual McGill Graduate Conference. McGill. 14-15 Feb 2020.
  • “Philology and its Discontents: The Case of Agamemnon’s Sceptre.” Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop. University of Chicago. 7 Nov 2019.
  • “Sic Notus Ulixes?: Parody and the Persistence of Ideology [Old Irish, Latin, Akkadian].” VIU Advanced Seminar in the Humanities 2018-19: Classics and the Ancient Near East. 6-11 Apr 2019.
  • “The Barren Cow Disasters of the Odyssey.” Animals Seminar, ASCSA Whitehead Seminar. March 2019.
  • “Contemporary Sumerian Literature and Religion: From Charles Olson’s Literary Reactionism to a Religious Schism in the Internet-Based Sumerian Reconstructionist Movements.” 46th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. University of Louisville. 22-24 Feb 2018.
  • “Comparative Poetics in Understudied Corpora: Sumerian, Hittite, Avestan” Comparative Literature Departmental Colloquium. University of Chicago. 1 Dec 2017.
  • “Mursili’s New Voice: Hittite Ethnopoetics” International Congress of Hittitology, Chicago. August 2017.
  • “Cassandra’s Eyes: Obscurity in Pound and Lycophron.” 27th Ezra Pound International Conference. University of Pennsylvania. Jun 21-23 2017.
  • ““as the fish-tails said to Odysseus”: Ezra Pound’s Anti-Odyssean Myths” 45th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. University of Louisville. 23-25Feb 2017.
  • “Dead Puppet’s Society: Mass Sacrifice at Ur, Gilgamesh’s Theatre of Cruelty, The Sumerian King List, Comparativism and Ideology.” Comparative Literature Departmental Colloquium. University of Chicago. 2 Dec 2016.
  • “Pound and Lycophron: Distant Modernisms” 44th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. University of Louisville, 18-22 Feb 2016.   
  • “A Case of Strange Parentage: Ezra Pound’s Sophocles” 26th Ezra Pound International Conference. Brunnenburg Castle, Italy. 7-11 Jul 2015.
  • “Why Canto XIII?: Berryman and the Epic Tradition.” John Berryman Centenary Conference. University of Minnesota. 24-25 Oct 2014.

Reviews

  • Modernism and Homer: The Odyssey of HD, James Joyce, Osip Mandelstam and Ezra Pound. Leah C. Flack. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 3.2 (Dec 2016)
  • Dante: The Story of His Life. Marco Santagata, trans. R. Dixon. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 3.1 (Jun 2016)
  • Epic Negation: The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism. C. D. Blanton. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 2.4 (Mar 2016) 68-71.
  • Un Poeta Americano sul lago di Como: Ezra Pound, Carlo Peroni e il “Broletto”. Maurizio Pasquero. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 2.2 (Sep 2015) 73-75.
  • Carte Provenzali. Roberta Capelli and “Una Nuova Carta Provenzale di Pound.” Roberta Capelli and Carlo Pulsoni, in Vanni Scheiwiller editore europeo, ed. Carlo Pulsoni. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 2.1 (Jun 2015) 87-91.
  • Ezra Pound a Siena: tra Accademia Chigiana e Monte dei Paschi. Stefano Adami. Make it New (Ezra Pound Society Publication) 1.3 (Nov 2014) 66-67.   
  • Nothing Quite Like It. Nicholas Grene. Rant and Rave 1.4 (2012) 12.
  • M.R. James: Collected Ghost Stories, ed. D. Jones. Rant and Rave 1.4 (2012) 13.