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December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994

December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994

AIDS has occasioned an overwhelming response in contemporary American poetry. But exactly how, in the face of illness and despair, does poetry function?

December 01, 1994

December 01, 1994

Roger Conover, editor of Mina Loy's collected poems, and poet and MacArthur Fellow Thom Gunn read and discuss the poems of this early modernist.

November 17, 1994

Cornelius Eady
Showcase Event
November 17, 1994

Suddenly the mass media believe poetry is for everyone: taxi-drivers in movies quote William Carlos Williams and a poem helps sell blue jeans.

November 12, 1994

November 12, 1994

This seminar is designed to help a general audience navigate through critical developments in poetry since the 1940’s.

November 05, 1994

November 05, 1994

This seminar is designed to help a general audience navigate through critical developments in poetry since the 1940’s.

November 03, 1994

November 03, 1994

While readings of all kinds are being used to market books, many publishers and retailers have a lingering fear that poetry won't sell. Through what means can the public have access to poetry?

October 29, 1994

October 29, 1994

This seminar is designed to help a general audience navigate through critical developments in poetry since the 1940’s.

October 27, 1994

Reading
October 27, 1994

On-line technologies have already made it possible to transmit entire books to an unlimited number of readers instantly.

October 13, 1994

Poet Jane Cooper
October 13, 1994

A celebration of the poet's 70th birthday and entire career with Galway Kinnell, Thomas Lux, Cynthia MacDonald, Grace Paley,

October 06, 1994

Poet Louis MacNeice
October 06, 1994

Derek Mahon, one of Ireland’s most noted contemporary poets, will read and discuss the poems that emerged from Irish poet Louis MacNeice’s (1907-1963) sojourn in America.

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