Jerome Mazzaro

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Jerome Mazzaro (born November 25, 1934 Detroit, Michigan) was an American editor, and poet.

He graduated from Wayne State University with a A.B. in 1954, and with a Ph.D. in 1963, and from the University of Iowa with a M.A. in 1956.

He worked as a technical writer for General Motors from 1955 to 1956. He taught at the University of Detroit from 1958 to 1961, and at the State University of New York at Cortland from 1962 to 1964, and at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

He edited Fresco from 1960 to 1961, and Modern Poetry Studies from 1970 to 1979. He was assistant editor for North American Review from 1963 to 1965, and Noetics from 1964 to 1965. He contributed to Salmagundi, American Poetry Review, and Helios.[1]



  • The Achievement of Robert Lowell: 1939-1959 (1960)
  • The Poetic Themes of Robert Lowell University of Michigan Press, 1965
  • Transformations in the Renaissance English lyric, Cornell University Press, 1970, ISBN 978-0-8014-0587-7
  • Modern American poetry: essays in criticism, Editor Jerome Mazzaro, D. McKay Co., 1970
  • William Carlos Williams: The Later Poetry Cornell University Press, 1973
  • Postmodern American poetry, University of Illinois Press, 1980, ISBN 978-0-252-00759-0
  • The Figure of Dante (1981)


  • Satires, Authors Juvenal, Editor Richard Emil Braun, Translated Jerome Mazzaro, University of Michigan Press, 1965


  • Changing the Windows University Press, 1966



External links[edit]

  • "The Caves of Love", The great American poetry bake-off], Author Robert Peters, Rowman & Littlefield, 1991, ISBN 9780810824102
  • Evory, Ann. Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 6. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1982. pp. 481–483.
  • Metzger, Linda (ed.). Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 13. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1984. pp. 353–354.