Our Emily Dickinson: A 21st Century Response by Artists and Writers

My Emily Dickinson book cover
with Jen Bervin, Susan Howe, Eliot Weinberger & Brenda Wineapple
Date and Time: 
December 6, 2007 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Tribeca Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street

Susan Howe, author of the recently reissued My Emily Dickinson, joins literary scholar Brenda Wineapple, multidisciplinary artist Jen Bervin and cultural critic Eliot Weinberger in presenting a 21st century response to Dickinson's work. The panelists consider a range of topics, including the latent avant-garde aspects of Dickinson's work, the typographical revolution of her markings and use of the page, as well as contemporary issues of public access to her archives.

Funded by the New York Council for the Humanities.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, Co-sponsored by New Directions and the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at BMCC
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations