Marjorie Perloff reviews Franco Moretti’s Modern Epic: The World-System from Goethe to Garcia Marquez.
Author: Marjorie Perloff
Marjorie Perloff is the author of many books on poetry and poetics, including The Futurist Moment (2d. Ed. 2004), Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media (1992), Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary (1996), and, most recently, Differentials (2004). She is Sadie Patek Professor Emerita of Humanities at Stanford University and currently Scholar-in-Residence at the Univ. of