Virginia M. Kouidis, Associate Professor, received her PhD from the University of Iowa. Her general area is American literature with specializations in American modernism and twentieth-century poetry and poetics. The author of Mina Loy: American Modernist Poet, she has also published articles on women writers in the Emersonian tradition and on the contest to define an American poetics among leading male modernist poets. She is co-editor of the Southern Humanities Review. Her work-in-progress is a book on modernist love songs of 1917.
Co-editor with Bert Hitchcock of American Short Stories, 7th ed., Longman, 2002.
"Prison into Prism: Emerson's 'Many-Colored Lenses' and the Woman Writer of Early Modernism," in The Green American Tradition, ed. Daniel Peck, Louisiana State UP, 1989.
"Denise Levertov: 'Her Illustrious Ancestry,'" North Dakota Quarterly 55 (1987): 103-22.
Mina Loy: American Modernist Poet, Louisiana State UP, 1980.
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