About Alan Filreis

Al Filreis is Kelly Professor, Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House, and Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-founder and co-director of PennSound. His books include "Stevens and the Actual World," "Modernism from Right to Left," "Secretaries of the Moon" (with Beverly Coyle) and "Counter-Revolution of the Word: The Conservative Attack on Modern Poetry." He is currently writing a book about poetics in 1960.

Positions

Present Faculty Dir., Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Dir., Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Kelly Professor, University of Pennsylvania
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Research Interests

poetry & poetics and literary history of modernism

Honors and Awards

  • Carnegie Fdn Pennsylvania Professor of the Year



Contact Information

(215) 573-9749 (office)


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