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date: 14 June 2024

Ostriker, Alicialocked

Ostriker, Alicialocked

  • Rachel Barenblat


Alicia Ostriker is a poet, literary critic, and midrashist who gained recognition during the latter part of the twentieth century (and into the twenty-first). Born in 1937, Ostriker holds a B.A. degree from Brandeis University (1959), and an M.A. degree (1961) and Ph.D. (1964) from the University of Wisconsin. She began her teaching career at Rutgers University in 1965 and has served as a professor of English there since 1972


  • North American Literatures

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