Readings & Conversations Archive
April 06, 2008
April 03, 2008
Edna St. Vincent Millay, an elfin, red-haired diva of the sonnet, published some of the wisest, sexiest, and most feminist poetry of the 20th century.
April 01, 2008
March 30, 2008
March 24, 2008
March 19, 2008
The world-renowned translators act "as latter-day Virgils" guiding us through Dante's dark wood in this reading and discussion of their recent translations, which have been hailed as "a touchstone
March 17, 2008
March 06, 2008
E. E. Cummings accomplished the rarest of balancing acts: He managed to be both a deeply committed experimentalist and a very popular poet.
March 04, 2008
Four poetic innovators explore representations of race, sexual identity and class in the revolutionary literature of the Harlem Renaissance poets—including Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, Anne Spe
March 02, 2008
Anna Akhmatova, sometimes called 'the poet who buried Stalin' was a writer who pursued her work under extreme conditions of state oppression.