Offers a fresh argument in defense of the humanities
Highlights similarities between mindfulness and the study of poetry
Analyzes traditional and experimental poetry as well as scientific studies of mindfulness
About the Author
Bryan Walpert is Associate Professor in the School of English & Media Studies at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. His publications include the poetry collections Etymology, A History of Glass, and Native Bird; the fiction collection Ephraim's Eyes, and the monograph Resistance to Science in Contemporary American Poetry.