Readings & Conversations Archive
April 13, 1996
April 04, 1996
The great 20th-century Russian poet Marina Tsvetayeva came to literary maturity during the Russian Revolution, and her poetry was praised by Pasternak, Mandelstam, and Rilke.
March 23, 1996
March 22, 1996
March 16, 1996
March 09, 1996
February 28, 1996
What if Baudelaire had read the quintessential American poet Walt Whitman instead of Edgar Allan Poe, who wrote in a European tradition?
February 22, 1996
February 17, 1996
Poet, translator, and essayist Sam Hamill edited The Erotic Spirit: An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing (Shambala Publications, 1995).
February 10, 1996
Eleanor Ross Taylor’s strong, clear voice speaks of family and community—and an underlying disquiet. Her poems draw on Scotch Presbyterian roots that were transplanted to the Puritan South.