An American writer, scholar, and critic, he posted eight books, including A RESIDENCE Too Aged and William Blake: The Politics of Vision. After getting his Ph.D. in British from the University or college of Wisconsin-Madison, he trained at Dartmouth, Harvard, as well as the University or college of California, Berkeley. He was honored with three Guggenheim Fellowships. He was raised in Wisconsin. He and his wife Ruth experienced one son collectively. He’s a personality in the 2010 film Howl, which celebrities Wayne Franco as Allen Ginsberg.