Matthew Hofer is associate professor of American and English literature at the University of New Mexico. He specializes in transatlantic modernist poetry and poetics, and has researched and written on the work of Oscar Wilde, Mina Loy, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, Langston Hughes, George Oppen, Robert Creeley, and W. S. Merwin, among others. He also contributed the 2006 and 2007 chapters on modern poetry (1900-1940s) to the Duke UP annual American Literary Scholarship.
Ph.D. University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. (English)
M.A. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (English)
B.A. Trinity University, San Antonio, Tex. (English and Economics)
Oscar Wilde in America: The Interviews, ed. Matthew Hofer and Gary Scharnhorst (University of Illinois Press, 2009)
"'Between Worlds': Paul Celan and W. S. Merwin," in New German Critique 91 (winter 2004)
"Ezra Pound v. 'The Perverters of Language,'" in Modernism/Modernity 9 (September 2002)