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February 26, 2003

W. G. Sebald
February 26, 2003

Poet and translator Michael Hulse discusses the inventive prose of W.G. Sebald (1945-2001), who has been described as “Memory’s Einstein” [New York Times Book Review].

January 19, 2003

Geoffrey Chaucer
January 19, 2003

Eamon Grennan shares his insights on Geoffrey Chaucer, literary giant of medieval England and author of the epic masterpiece The Canterbury Tales.

December 17, 2002

December 17, 2002

Publication party for Clara Sala's Kingsbridge Library Young Adult Writing Workshop

December 05, 2002

Homer
December 05, 2002

A feminist look at war in the works of the ancient Greek epicist Homer and in the contemporary imagination.

December 04, 2002

December 04, 2002

Publication party for Regie Cabico's Elmhurst and Flushing Branch Library Young Adult Writing Workshops

November 20, 2002

Paul Celan
November 20, 2002

John Felstiner discusses Chilean-born Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), who won the Nobel Prize in literature and Paul Celan (1920-1970), a German speaking Jewish poet born in Romania, who

November 14, 2002

November 14, 2002

Meena Alexander tracks the lineage of love poetry written by Indian women from 600 B.C. to today.

November 07, 2002

Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse book cover
November 07, 2002

David Ferry discusses his translation of one of the oldest epic poems in Western literature.

October 17, 2002

October 17, 2002

Renowned poets, fiction writers, playwrights, critics, translators and editors discuss writing trends of the United Kingdom.

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