Jocelyn Saidenberg


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Jocelyn Saidenberg earned her doctoral degree in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on ancient Greek, Latin, and contemporary Anglophone poetry and is informed by her interests in linguistics, social anthropology, and psychoanalysis. Her dissertation, Echo Otherwise, an elaboration of Lucretius’s atomic poetics, explores the relationship between didactic poetry’s transformational capacity and sonic and linguistic patterning. She also writes on contemporary poetry and art and has several published collections of poetry.