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Lyric Poetry Festival with David Baker, Linda Gregerson, Stanley Plumly & Ann Townsend

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2007 - 2:00PM

This festival offers a refreshing perspective on one of the most popular and infinitely flexible forms in the Western tradition.

2:00pm: Lyric Sublime and the Problem of Beauty
David Baker and Linda Gregerson trace the evolution of the lyric sublime from its Greek and Latin origins to its modern modes.

4:00pm: Lyric Meditation and the Problem of People
Ann Townsend and Stanley Plumly consider the lyric poem's history as a private song and seek to discover a place for other people in this intimate art form.

6:00pm: Lyric Poetry Reading

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