Readings & Conversations Archive
March 08, 1997
March 12, 1997
A review of the seminal sources of the Beat experience in poetry and a discussion of the work of Robinson Jeffers, Kenneth Rexroth and William Everson/Brother Antoninus as progenitors of the Beats.
March 15, 1997
April 05, 1997
April 10, 1997
"One of the most popular poets of the 1920s, Edna St. Vincent Millay was known for her exquisite love sonnets and her dazzling concert hall recitations.
April 12, 1997
This seminar will use visual and musical works to explore the moment when the modern poet is pulled in many different directions by complicated emotions.
April 19, 1997
May 03, 1997
May 08, 1997
Marking the twentieth anniversary of his death, this seminar focuses on in-depth reading of selections from Life Studies, considered Robert Lowell’s masterpiece.