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Posted on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 : 1:53 p.m.

U-M English prof's poetry collection 'The Cineaste' earns high mark

By Jenn McKee

The tables have been turned, and the grader has been graded - which is to say, U-M English professor A. Van Jordan recently had his new collection of poetry, "The Cineaste," reviewed by Entertainment Weekly.

Giving "The Cineaste" a B+, reviewer Thom Geier noted that Jordan's collection makes the case for movies being "the new mythology," and notes that Jordan "finds evocative new ways to connect us to a shared storytelling heritage."

Read the Entertainment Weekly review

Jenn McKee is an entertainment reporter for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.