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April 08, 1998

The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
April 08, 1998

How do poets find symbolic forms for ideas? How might a poet contrast the Platonic triad––the Good, the True and the Beautiful––with the Christian Trinity?

April 16, 1998

Diane Ackerman
April 16, 1998

"What truths––based on intuition, craftsmanship and experience––does poetry teach about the world?

April 18, 1998

April 25, 1998

May 16, 1998

Triumph of the Sparrow: Zen Poems of Shinkichi Takahashi
May 16, 1998

Shinkichi Takahashi (1901 - 1987), who first gained recognition as a Dadaist poet and novelist, was one of the foremost Zen poets of this century.

October 24, 1998

October 24, 1998

Most successful contemporary poems are like tops wobbling near the end of their rotation.

October 27, 1998

Scar on the Stone: Contemporary Poetry From Bosnia book cover
October 27, 1998

This bilingual reading and panel discussion on poetry in a time of war features contributors to Scar on the Stone: Contemporary Poetry From Bosnia.

November 07, 1998

Rainer Maria Rilke
November 07, 1998

Primarily through four books––The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, New Poems, Duino Elegies, and The Sonnets to Orpheus––Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) has bec

November 19, 1998

Faiz Ahmed Faiz
November 19, 1998

Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984) is considered the greatest Urdu poet of the second half of this century.

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