History and Forms of Lyric Lecture by Bonnie Costello
|When||April 12, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm|
|Where||Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801|
|Contact Information||Program in Poetry and Poetics|
|Description||“Poetry’s ‘We’: A Perilous Pronoun” |
Bonnie Costello is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and professor of English at Boston University, where she specializes in modern and contemporary poetry, and relations between the arts. She is best known for her books and essays on Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop and Wallace Stevens. Her most recent studies are Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry and Planets on Tables: Poetry, Still Life and the Turning World. Her new book, The Plural of Us: Poetry and Community in Auden and Others will be published in 2017. Her publications also include translations of Italian poetry, and literary essays on travel, art and memory. Professor Costello has received a number of distinguished research fellowships for her work, including from the Guggenheim, NEH, Cullman/ACLS, Bogliasco, and Rockefeller Foundations. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004.
Presented by the History and Forms of Lyric Series and the Program in Poetry and Poetics.
|Categories||Conferences/Lectures, Free Food, Lectures, Readings, Receptions, Special Events, Arts, Graduate Students|
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