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Passwords: Helen Vendler on Shakespeare's Sonnets

The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
Date and Time: 
April 8, 1998 - 7:00PM to 9:00PM

How do poets find symbolic forms for ideas? How might a poet contrast the Platonic triad––the Good, the True and the Beautiful––with the Christian Trinity? How might a poet describe in fourteen lines the corruption of the world? To address these questions, Helen Vendler revisits one of the greats.

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