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2007: Hettie Jones on Beat Poets (Full Audio)

Poet Hettie Jones delivers her talk "The Beats Go On!"

(Full Audio, approx 50 mins.)

Part of Branching Out: Poetry for the 21st Century, a joint initiative with the Poetry Society of America, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

2007: Ron Padgett on Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch (Full Audio)

Poet Ron Padgett delivers his lecture, "Taking a Walk with Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch: The Beauty and Uses of Literary Friendship"

(Full Audio, approx. 1 hr. 20 mins.)

Part of Branching Out: Poetry for the 21st Century, a joint initiative with the Poetry Society of America, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

2007: Jane Hirshfield - Bashō and the Immensities of Image (Full Audio)

In this talk, Jane Hirshfield explores the poet Matsuo Bashō’s life and teachings, the inner workings of haiku, and the poems themselves, revealing both the continuing usefulness and the lasting exhilaration of Bashō's restless discoveries.

(Full Audio, approx. 1 hr. 10 mins.)

Part of Branching Out: Poetry for the 21st Century, a joint initiative with the Poetry Society of America, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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