- American Literature (poetry, novel, theatre)
- African American Literature (field of expertise)
Dr. Marcoux’s research focuses on the cross-fertilizations between Black music, literature, especially poetry, and social movements. His research is also concerned with the literary foundations and forefathers of these movements, which has led to articles on Langton Hughes. He is deeply invested in studies on the "New" Black Poetry of the 1960s. He has produced books chapters (to be published) on Sonia Sanchez and Amiri Baraka. He is currently working on a literary history of the Umbra poets. His other research interests include the literary counterculture in the U.S. (1945-1970), and experimental poetry.
Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, Inc., 2012.
"The Point is Poetry: Interrogating Categorizations of Christian Bök’s Eunoia." Canadian Poetry (Spring/Summer 2012): p. 75-86.
"Tropings and Groupings: Jazz Artistry, Activism and Cultural Memory in Langston Hughes’s Ask Your Mama." College Language Association Journal, 53.4 (2010): p. 387-410.
"Theoretical Constraint, Poetic Copiousness: Reconsidering Section A of Christian Bök’s Eunoia." Canadian Poetry 66 (Spring/Summer 2010): p. 87-97.
"You Say You Want a Revolution:" Sonia Sanchez’s It’s a New Day: Poems for Young Brothas and Sistuhs and Black Nationalist Didacticism." Nationalism(s) and Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood. Eds. Lorna Hutchinson, Heather Snell. Routledge (Publication 2013).
"Historicizing the Big Sea: Multilingualism, Black Internationalism, and the Transnational Poetics of Blackness in Langston Hughes’s Work." Re-Markings: Special Number on Langston Hughes. (Publication 2013).
Intérêts de recherche
- African American Literature
- Jazz poetry: Umbra, Black Arts Movement
- Counter-cultural Literature of the 1950s and 1960s in the U.S.
- Postmodern novel and poetry
- Cultural studies