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Nearly two centuries ago, Penn professor Henry Hope Reed put William Wordsworth on America’s cultural map. More or less forgotten today (make that more), Reed was an impressive scholar whose enthusiasm for Wordsworth and English Romanticism helped shape the nation’s literary values. [...]
David Wallace on Chaucer, his world, and ours.[...]
EPIC Conference: Pound, Williams, H. D., Moore.[...]
A MOOC reinvigorates modern American poetry.[...]
Miles Hodges C’13 says “screw that” to being quiet in the library.[...]
Airea D. Matthews C’94 takes Yale Younger Poets prize.[...]
Paul Christensen Gr’73’s “A West Texas Marriage.” [...]
English Professor Suvir Kaul on Kashmir’s rich poetry and tragic politics.[...]
Places and things left behind. The Picture that Remains.[...]
Edward Hirsch Gr’79 on writing as a means of rescue.[...]
There’s a rich music in the poetry of Gregory Djanikian C’71, along with hard-won wisdom, a generous spirit, and a “clarity that does not negate complication.” [...]
“Night Journey” by Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013).[...]