Pleasures of Poetry: Reading and Discussion of Memorable Poems
Literature Faculty, David Thorburn, Julie Saunders
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Reading and discussion of major poems by members of the Literature Faculty (with help from literary friends). Handouts of poems and series schedule available at each session, and from the Literature Headquarters, 14N-407, firstname.lastname@example.org, 3-3581.
Contact: Julie Saunders, 14N-407, x3-3581, email@example.com
Stephen Tapscott will read and discuss different translations of poems from "Moteti" (Motets) by Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale.
Mon Jan 6, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Heany, Walcott, Gluck
Selections from Heany, Walcott, and Gluck.
Tue Jan 7, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"My Last Duchess"
Wed Jan 8, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Ackerman and Welsh
"Diffraction" by Ackerman; "The Delirium of Swiftness" by Welsh.
Thu Jan 9, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"After the Pleasure Party."
Fri Jan 10, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Mao, Stevens, Schnackenburg, and Frost
"Snow," by Mao; "The Snowman," by Stevens; "The Paperweight" by Schnackenburg; "An Old Man's Winter Night" by Frost.
Mon Jan 13, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Selections from Mark Doty.
Tue Jan 14, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Helen Elaine Lee
"Venus's-flytraps," "Banking Potatoes," and "Sunday Afternoons."
Wed Jan 15, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"To Autumn," "Ode to a Nightingale," and "Ode on a Grecian Urn."
Thu Jan 16, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"Musee des Beaux Arts."
Fri Jan 17, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Wordsworth, Levine, Frost, and Levertov
Selections from Wordsworth, Levine, Frost, and Levertov.
Tue Jan 21, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Dickinson and Levertov
Selections from Dickinson and Levertov .
Wed Jan 22, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Collins and Piercy
Selections from Collins and Piercy.
Thu Jan 23, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Fri Jan 24, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"The Second Coming" and "When You Are Old" by Yeats.
Mon Jan 27, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Selections from Lawrence.
Tue Jan 28, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
C. K. Williams
"Invisible Mending" and "Last Things."
Wed Jan 29, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"Fra Lippo Lippi."
Thu Jan 30, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
"Songs of Innocence."
Fri Jan 31, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Latest update: 04-Nov-2002