Burt Kimmelman’s essays range across cultures and their artifacts, weighing the reach of the arts, especially in the avant-garde as the modern becomes postmodern. Over a long century our poetry, art, architecture and film have determined a history that determined them, taking shape as they shaped us.
Burt Kimmelman is a distinguished professor of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has published eleven collections of poetry, seven volumes of criticism, and more than a hundred articles mostly on literature, some on architecture, art, as well as memoir. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, the writer Diane Simmons.Author City: MAPLEWOOD, NJ USA