Professor Emerita of English


Blasing is the author of The Art of Life (U of Texas Press, 1977), American Poetry (Yale, 1987), Politics and Form in Postmodern Poetry (Cambridge, 1995), and Lyric Poetry: The Pain and the Pleasure of Words (Princeton, 2007). She has published articles on Emerson, Whitman, James, Eliot, Pound, O'Hara, Bishop, Merrill, and others. She is the translator, with Randy Blasing, of Nazim Hikmet's work into English, and has published eight volumes of translations. The latest are Nazim Hikmet: Human Landscapes from My Country (Persea, 2002) and Poems of Nazim Hikmet (Persea, 2002).

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