Zukofsky, Louis (1904–1978)

US poet. He combined poetry, prose, criticism, musical notation, and drama in his
complex epic
A (complete publication 1979). He was a major theorist and
practitioner of Objectivism. Zukofsky also published fiction, translations, and works
of criticism and aesthetics including
Bottom: On Shakespeare (1963) and
Prepositions (1967). His short lyric poems were collected in two volumes in 1965 and