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IAP 2005 Activity

Pleasures of Poetry: Reading and Discussion of Memorable Poems
Literature Faculty, David Thorburn
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: none

Reading and discussion of major poems by members of the Literature Faculty (with help from their literary friends). Handouts of poems and series schedule available at each session, and from the Literature Headquarters, 14N-407, lit@mit.edu, 3-3581.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/lit/www/iap.html
Contact: Julie Saunders, 14N-407, x3-3581, lit@mit.edu
Sponsor: Literature

John Clare
Stephen Tapscott
"I Am", "Mary" and other poems.
Mon Jan 3, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Howard Eiland
Tue Jan 4, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Gerald Stern
Sarah Wright
Several selections.
Wed Jan 5, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Selected Psalms
Ben Lanckton
Several selections.
Thu Jan 6, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

T. S. Eliot
James Buzard
Several selections.
Fri Jan 7, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

James Cain
"To Anaktoria," "Seizure," "To Her Friend," "To Aphrodite"
Mon Jan 10, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Vladimire Mayakovsky / Boris Pasternak
Jordan Wirfs-Brock
"The Violin--A Little Bit Nervous" / "Winter's Night"
Tue Jan 11, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

W. B. Yeats
David Evett
"Adam's Curse," "The Circus Animals' Desertion"
Wed Jan 12, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Caterina Bjelkengren
"Of Course It Hurts," "Many Voices Speak"
Thu Jan 13, 01-02:00pm, 14N-417

Jean Monahan
"The Woods at Night," "Blue"
Fri Jan 14, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Bob Dylan
Anne Hudson
"Mr. Tambourine Man," "It Ain't Me Babe," "Visions of Johanna"
Tue Jan 18, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Denise Levertov
Anthony Lioi
Several selections.
Wed Jan 19, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

From the Book of John
Amy McCreath
"John 1:1-18"
Thu Jan 20, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Wallace Stevens
Mahni Ghorashi
"Sunday Morning"
Fri Jan 21, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Michael Ryan
David Thorburn
Several selections.
Mon Jan 24, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Soldiers and War
Julian Wheatley
Poems from the Chinese and Burmese.
Tue Jan 25, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Barry Spacks
Stephen Pepper
Several selections.
Wed Jan 26, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Puritan Poems
Wyn Kelley
Several selections.
Thu Jan 27, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Noel Jackson
"Sleep and Poetry"
Fri Jan 28, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Latest update: 14-Dec-2004

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