Summer Reading #2: Jeff Dolven Recommends…

The Odes to TL61P, by Keston Sutherland


Keston Sutherland will be teaching a graduate course at Princeton this fall on Kapital and modern poetry, and this book– named for a “bygone Hotpoint washer-dryer”– would make an excellent primer and aftermath. –Jeff Dolven

jeffdolvenJeff Dolven is a poet and professor in Princeton’s English department who specializes in poetry and poetics of the English Renaissance. Professor Dolven is also the director of Princeton’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities. His first book, Scenes of Instruction, explores poetry’s entanglement with schooling at the end of the sixteenth century. He is the author of Speculative Music, and his poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere.