Charles Altieri

Rachael Anderson Stageberg Endowed Chair

University of California at Berkeley

Charles Altieri is the Stageberg Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He specializes in poetry and 20th and 21st-century American and British literature.  He has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003.  His publications include  Wallace Stevens and the Demands of Modernity: Toward a Phenomenology of Value; The Art of 20th Century American Poetry: Modernism and After;  The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the Affects; and Subjective Agency: A Theory of First-person Expressivity and its Social Implications.