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Srikanth Reddy

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Srikanth is an assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago.

Biography: He has held fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, the Whiting Foundation (in the Humanities), and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Holding an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop and a PhD from Harvard University.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Srikanth Reddy on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Facts for visitors :
ISBN: 0520240421 OCLC: 52757381

University of California Press, Berkeley : ©2004.

ISBN: 9780520948266 OCLC: 701061538

University of California Press, Berkeley : ©2011.

Srikanth Reddy's second book of poetry probes this world's cosmological relation to the plurality of all possible worlds. Drawing its name from the spacecraft currently departing our solar system on an embassy to the beyond, Voyager unfolds as three books within a book and culminates in a chilling Dantean allegory of leadership and its failure in the cause of humanity. At the heart of this volume lies the historical figure of Kurt Waldheim--Secretary-General of the U.N. from 1972-81 and former intelligence officer in Hitler's Wehrmacht--who once served as a spokesman for humanity while remainin.