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Branching Out Salt Lake City: Vijay Seshadri on Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop
The Vertical Elizabeth Bishop
Date and Time: 
May 23, 2007 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
The City Library Main Library Auditorium 210 East 400 South Salt Lake City, UT

In this talk, Vijay Seshadri will examine the origins and the scope of Bishop's visionary ambitions, her complicated, paradoxical relationship to the religious traditions that shaped her thought, and, finally, her ability to expose, in small poems and large, the fundamental questions underlying our experience.

A joint initiative with the Poetry Society of America, Branching Out: Poetry for the 21st Century is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
Branching Out