Marjorie Perloff

Marjorie Perloff is Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities Emerita at Stanford University. She is the author of numerous books, including "Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media" (1991), "Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary" (1996), and "Poetry On and Off the Page" (1998). She is considered to be one of the most distinguished critics now writing on twentieth-century poetry and poetics.