Jasper Bernes

Jasper Bernes

421 Wheeler
Wednesday 1:30-4:30

Professional Statement

Jasper Bernes specializes in 20th-century American literature, with an emphasis on postwar poetry and poetics, Marxism, and political economy. His first book, The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization (Stanford UP, forthcoming), attends to the role poetry and art play in the postindustrial restructuring of labor. He is also the author of two books of poetry, Starsdown (2007)and We Are Nothing and So Can You (2015). 



Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

"Art, Work, Endlessness: Flarf and Conceptual Poetry among the Trolls," Critical Inquiry 42.4 (Summer, 2016)

"John Ashbery's Free Indirect Discourse." Modern Language Quarterly 74.4 (December, 2013)


Recent English Courses Taught

Summer, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
N166/2 Special Topics: The U.S. Novel Since 1945: Authors and Workers American Literature
Special Topics
Spring, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
26/1 Introduction to the Study of Poetry Poetry

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