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Katie L. Price

20th/21st Century Literature and Art, Poetry and Poetics, Media Studies

2014 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Charles Bernstein
"'The Tangential Point': Pataphysical Practice in Postwar Poetry"

(B.A., University of Utah; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) 

Katie L. Price works in the field of American literature, with an emphasis on experimental traditions and their relationship to international modernisms. Her work has appeared in such publications as Canadian Literature, the Journal of Medical Humanities, Fence, and Jacket2. Her current research focuses on the influence that 'pataphysics--"the science of imaginary solutions" invented by Alfred Jarry--has had on contemporary North American poets, writers, and artists. In 2014, Katie will join the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto as an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities. 

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