Poetry Westchester! Vijay Seshadri on Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop
Date and Time: 
February 8, 2009 - 2:00PM
Event Location: 
Mount Pleasant Public Library 350 Bedford Road Pleasantville NY

In this talk, award-winning poet Vijay Seshadri examines the origins and scope of Elizabeth Bishop’s visionary poetry, her paradoxical relationship to the religious traditions that shaped her thought, and her ability to expose the fundamental questions underlying human experience.

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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