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FIS — Poet James Longenbach
Poet and literary critic James Longenbach, author of Forever and The Lyric Now, lectures on W.B. Yeats’ poem “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen.” Longenbach will discuss how the poem assumed the shape it does, and, more importantly, the influence of that shape on subsequent long poems written throughout the 20th century and beyond. Part of the 2021-22 Fund for Irish Studies lecture series.

Jan 28, 2022 04:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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James Longenbach
James Longenbach is a poet and literary critic, the author most recently of Forever (W.W. Norton 2021) and The Lyric Now (University of Chicago, 2020). The Joseph Gilmore Professor of English at the University of Rochester, he has received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation.