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Autobiography of a Book with Lynn Emanuel

Lynn Emanuel
Date and Time: 
November 17, 2015 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

Lynn Emanuel looks at the architecture of a book of poems, assessing its potential as a poetic form. Focusing on the structure of Langston Hughes Selected Poems, and other works by poets and novelists with whom she has had a lifelong obsession, Emanuel discusses why and how she puts this page next to that page and thinks about the book, rather than the poem, as a unit of meaning and expression. Discover the personal and artistic imperatives that inform this capacious poets work.

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