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Dante’s Purgatorio: A Seminar/Workshop for Poets

with Sharon Dolin, Phillis Levin with Peter Covino

Sep 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Poets’ Dante: Twentieth-Century Responses book cover

Focusing on the act of translation as a source of artistic creation, this course works with Milton Glaser’s visual interpretation of Dante and explores several translations of selected passages from the Purgatorio. Students will be encouraged to re-envision or respond poetically to a section of the Purgatorio. Suggested readings include essays from The Poets’ Dante: Twentieth-Century Responses and a range of poems inspired by The Divine Comedy.

Sponsored By Poets House

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Date:
Sep 20, 2005
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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