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IAP 2011 Activity

Pleasures of Poetry
David Thorburn
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)

Reading and discussion of memorable poems led by Literature Section faculty and other MIT colleagues.

A packet containing all of the poems in the series will soon be available from the Literature Office, 14N-407 and at http://lit.mit.edu.
Web: http://lit.mit.edu/
Contact: Jamie Graham, 14N-407, x8-5629, jamiecg@mit.edu
Sponsor: Literature

John Berryman
Stephen Tapscott
Dream Song 1
Dream Song 4
Dream Song 14
Mon Jan 3, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Li Bai
Alexander Wei
Tales of Sorrowful Song
Feelings upon Awakening from Drunkenness on a Spring Day
Tue Jan 4, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Herman Melville
Wyn Kelley
Time’s Betrayal
Wed Jan 5, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Mark Halliday
David Thorburn
Poetry Failure
The Fedge
Summer Planning
Thu Jan 6, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Goran Sonneri
Zach Bos
from Mozart's Third Brain
Fri Jan 7, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

William Shakespeare
Howard Eiland
Sonnets 15, 71
Mon Jan 10, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Andre Lord, Tennessee Williams
Anne Fleche
Andre Lord
Tennessee Williams
Which is My Little Boy?
Tue Jan 11, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Ellen Bryant Voigt
David Thorburn
Wed Jan 12, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Koch
Amaranth Borsuk
William Carlos Williams
This is Just to Say
Kenneth Koch
Variations on a theme by
William Carlos Williams
Thu Jan 13, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Tennyson, Swinburn
James Paradis
Disgust: A Dramatic
Fri Jan 14, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

ee cummings
Anne Hudson
anyone lived in a pretty how town
next to of course god america i
1(a… (a leaf falls on loneliness)
Tue Jan 18, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Timothy Donnelly
Kate Gyllensvard
Accidental Species
Wed Jan 19, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Anne Carson
Eugenie Brinkema
TV Men: Lazarus
Thu Jan 20, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Wilfred Owen
Nora Delaney
Dulce et Decorum Est
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Fri Jan 21, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Beowulf: highlights
Arthur Bahr
Mon Jan 24, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Beowulf Mobile Marathon
Arthur Bahr
Please join us in this year's Mobile Marathon: Beowulf! We will read the poem in its entirety in a walk around campus. A light breakfast and pizza lunch will be provided, culminating with a screening of Robert Zemeckis's Beowulf (2007).

More information may be found on the Literature website at http://lit.mit.edu
Tue Jan 25, 09:30am-04:00pm, 14E-304

Wayne Koestenbaum, Thom Gunn
Joel Burges
Wayne Koestenbaum
Erotic Collectibles
Thom Gunn
The Man with the Night
In Time of Plague
Wed Jan 26, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304

Christian Campbell
Alisa Braithwaite
Oregon Elegy
Sidney Potter Studies

Note: today's session will meet in 14N-417!
Thu Jan 27, 01-02:00pm, 14N-417

James Buzard
The Lotos-Eaters
Fri Jan 28, 01-02:00pm, 14E-304
Latest update: 14-Dec-2010

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