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October 22, 2007

Octavio Paz
October 22, 2007

Octavio Paz, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1990, was arguably the most influential Mexican poet and essayist of the 20th century.

October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007

Readings by Martine Bellen, Cao Shuying, Charles Borkhuis, Caroline Crumpacker, Joseph Donahue, John Hig

Edna St. Vincent Millay
October 17, 2007

Edna St. Vincent Millay, an elfin, red-haired diva of the sonnet, published some of the wisest, sexiest, and most feminist poetry of the 20th century.

October 16, 2007

October 16, 2007
A panel discussion on the survival and evolution of the Chinese poetic tradition in the face of the globalization of capitalism and the Chinese government's political control with Cao Shuying
Emily Dickinson
October 16, 2007

The greatest iconoclasts don't set out to. Take Emily Dickinson. She just couldn't do some things as others did them.

October 11, 2007

October 11, 2007

Elaine Equi and Aram Saroyan reflect on their minimalist propensities and the work of influential practitioners of this spare aesthetic, including e.e.

Bashō
October 11, 2007

Matsuo Bashō, wandering the back-country fields, mountains, and cities of 17th-century Japan and of his own life, distilled the immensities of human experience into single images of striking depth

October 09, 2007

Dick Davis
October 09, 2007

Poet Dick Davis expands our understanding of the period that gave rise to such voices as Rumi and Omar Khayyam by exploring several poems from the canon of Medieval Persian literat

October 07, 2007

Pablo Neruda
October 07, 2007

At each stage of his tumultuous life, Neruda wrote poems as chronicles, explaining his poetry and politics.

Wave Hill House
October 07, 2007

Revisit the works of two formative Victorian voices and tour one of New York City's magnificent 19th century estates, Wave Hill, which once played host to the likes of Charles Darwin and Queen Vict

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