#175690 Overall Influence

Al Filreis

Professor of English


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Al Filreis is the Kelly Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House, and Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania. With Charles Bernstein, he founded PennSound in 2003; PennSound is a large archive of recordings of poets reading their own poetry. Filreis is also publisher of Jacket2 magazine and host of a monthly podcast series called "PoemTalk", a collaboration with the Poetry Foundation. Among his books are Stevens and the Actual World, Modernism from Right to Left, and Counter-revolution of the Word: The Conservative Attack on Modern Poetry, 1945-1960.

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Colgate University

Private liberal arts college

University of Virginia

Public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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#16297 World Rank