Paul Cappucci is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Georgian
Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey. He teaches courses in American
Literature, Short Fiction, and Poetry. He received his M.A. from The
College of New Jersey and his Ph.D. from Drew University. He has published
articles in various journals, including War, Literature and the Arts and
Papers on Language and Literature.
2002 0-7734-6912-5 This is the first in-depth analysis of the ways that the 1913 Paterson silk strike influenced Williams’s early development as a modernist poet and his creation of the long poem Paterson. It will interest those who study the relationship between literature and history, the tension between art and politics, and the representation of labor and class.