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April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007

April 26, 2007

César Vallejo: The Complete Poetry book cover
April 26, 2007

A reading in celebration of the poetical innovator César Vallejo (1892-1938), whose syntax-breaking search for meaning has been compared to James Joyce and Paul Celan.

April 26, 2007

In 1949 Harvard undergraduate John Ashbery wrote to Kenneth Koch about the poetry of a fellow student, Frank O'Hara: "I think we have a major competitor." Shortly thereafter Ashbery sent Koch a man

April 25, 2007

April 25, 2007

Paul Muldoon gives a close reading of Robert Frost's "Directive", a poem that seems capable of standing at the end of almost every trail in the rest of Frost's own work, but also o

April 24, 2007

Stet: Selected Poems of José Kozer book cover
April 24, 2007

A reading and conversation about poetry, politics and translation with the dynamic Cuban poet José Kozer and the eminent poet-critic Ammiel Alcalay, with English-l

April 21, 2007

April 21, 2007

This talk, "Identity to Seek: The Selves of Emily," engages with a number of the poems of Emily Dickinson, in order to think about her as a poet who reveals to us, in her nature as a fragmented or

April 18, 2007

April 18, 2007

April 17, 2007

Anna Akhmatova
April 17, 2007

By considering the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova's (1889-1966) progression from love lyrics to political sequences, Stewart demonstrates the capacity of poets to reflect the temporary conditions of t

April 17, 2007

April 14, 2007

April 14, 2007

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