Ellen Levy

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Visiting Associate Professor Humanities & Media Studies elevy6@pratt.edu 718.636.3790 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 3


B.A. Princeton University 1979, M.A. Columbia University 1982, PhD. Vanderbilt University 2004


Teaching interests: 19th & 20th century poetry in English and French, modern and contemporary visual art and design, theories of the avant-garde, film Book: Criminal Ingenuity: Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle between the Arts (Oxford UP, 2011) Book in progress: A B OO K A B OUT RAY, critical biography of artist Ray Johnson Selected article titles: "'The Deep Ludicrousness of Lyric': The Poet in T. J. Clark," "Slippery Subjects: Thoughts on the Occasion of Ashbery and Koch's 'Death Paints a Picture'," "Natural Reticence: Editing Marianne Moore," "What's in a Name? Ray Johnson's Free Associations"