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April 03, 2008

Edna St. Vincent Millay
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

April 01, 2008

Who were the Beat Poets? Why are they ""beat"" and what does that mean?

March 30, 2008

March 24, 2008

March 19, 2008

Dante's The Divine Comedy
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
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

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
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.

February 25, 2008

Walt Whitman
February 25, 2008

In his talk, Carl Phillips will explore the ways in which Whitman is among the first to stake out forbidden territory (race, masculinity, morality) for American poetry and to find

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