Poet Ann Lauterbach discusses the 1930s Objectivist poets from Basil Bunting and Lorine Niedecker to George Oppen and Louis Zukofsky.
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May 12, 2012
May 10, 2012
Poet, painter and critic Marjorie Welish discusses the work of the early 20th-century Imagists, especially Ezra Pound and H.D.
May 08, 2012
Editor and critic Herbert Leibowitz, author of “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You”: The Life and Work of William Carlos Williams, discusses the great doctor’s oeuvre,
May 03, 2012
2012 Guggenheim Fellow Joan Richardson, author of a two-volume biography of the poet Wallace Stevens and co-editor, with Frank Kermode, of Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and
May 01, 2012
Poet and novelist Terese Svoboda use the life of poet, political activist and editor Lola Ridge as a lens to examine the modernist poetry of her time.
April 25, 2012
C.K. Williams speaks about the life and poetry of the venerated American poet Robert Frost, the rural patrician of New England literary life.
April 21, 2012
A reading of Gertrude Stein’s poetic work follows the Stanzas in Meditation Panel
Four emerging textual scholars -- Logan Esdale, Susannah Hollister, Liesl Olson and Emily Setina -- share their recent work in t
April 19, 2012
French poet Sébastien Smirou is joined by fellow poets and translators Pierre Joris and Andrew Zawacki for a reading from — and discussion of —
April 14, 2012
A reading by a diverse group of younger Dutch poets representing a cross-section of new poetic practices and dynamic literary theory.