Joshua Clover is an acclaimed writer and professor of English at the University of California, Davis. He specializes in 20th/21st century poetry and poetics, Marxism, political economy, world-systems analysis, crisis theory and cultures of finance, with an interest in environment, feminism, and political struggle in literature. He is also a faculty member in the Department of Comparative Literature, and affilited faculty in French and Italian Department, Film Studies Program and the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory.
His earlier work includes another book on cultural theory, Bob Dylan Didn’t Have This to Sing About, as well as article contributions to journals from Representations to Critical Inquiry, and a column at The Nation. Forthcoming work focuses on poetry and the transformation of the world-system. He has also published three books of poetry, most recently Red Epic, been translated into several languages, and appears in many anthologies including the Norton Introduction to Literature.