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December 01, 1994

December 01, 1994

Roger Conover, editor of Mina Loy's collected poems, and poet and MacArthur Fellow Thom Gunn read and discuss the poems of this early modernist.

December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994

December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994

AIDS has occasioned an overwhelming response in contemporary American poetry. But exactly how, in the face of illness and despair, does poetry function?

December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994

AIDS has occasioned an overwhelming response in contemporary American poetry. But exactly how, in the face of illness and despair, does poetry function?

December 08, 1994

December 08, 1994

Two Portuguese poets give a bilingual reading of their internationally-acclaimed poems, not widely translated into English.

February 10, 1995

William Butler Yeats
February 10, 1995

Leading poetry critic Helen Vendler will give a multimedia presentation on the visual arts that inspired the poetry of Irish-born, 1923 Nobel-winner William Butler Yeats (1865-1939

February 21, 1995

February 21, 1995

An exploration of the connections and influences shared between these two art forms will feature readings by Tracie Morris, NYC's Queen of Hip Hop (and 1993 Slam Champ at the Nuyor

March 08, 1995

Pablo Neruda
March 08, 1995

Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda has long dazzled the world with his poetry.

March 09, 1995

Basil Bunting
March 09, 1995

A modernist from Northern Britain, Basil Bunting (1900-1985) combined his simple Quaker aesthetics with intense experimentalism.

March 13, 1995

March 13, 1995

This unedited video of our June 9, 1994 program looks at the relationship between two art fo

March 30, 1995

Sterling Plumpp
March 30, 1995

The many books of Chicago poet Sterling Plumpp (born in 1940), including Portable Soul and Horn Man, fuse blues and jazz rhythms with poetic vision to speak of Black lives, here a

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