Albert Gelpi

Albert Gelpi is the Coe Professor of American Literature Emeritus at Stanford University.[1] He taught literature, particularly poetry, there between 1968 and 2002.

Gelpi also wrote a trilogy of literary criticism involving American poetry:[2]

  • The Tenth Muse: The Psyche of the American Poet
  • A Coherent Splendor: The American Poetic Renaissance, 1910–1950
  • American Poetry after Modernism: The Power of the Word

Gelpi was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1977 for his work in American literature.[3] His books are held in libraries worldwide.[4]


  1. ^ "Albert Gelpi | Department of English". Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  2. ^ "American Poetry After Modernism: The Power of the Word by Albert Gelpi | Twentieth-Century Literature | Duke University Press". Retrieved 2018-01-17.
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  4. ^ "Emily Dickinson : the mind of the poet (Book, 1971) []". Retrieved 2018-01-17.