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Stephanie Burt: Shipping Containers

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Boardroom
Workshop in Poetics
Meeting Description: 

Prof. Stephanie Burt (English @ Harvard) will be workshopping her paper titled “Shipping Containers." Lorenzo Bartolucci (Comparative Literature) will be the respondent. Followed by an open discussion. A light dinner will be provided.

Abstract to be uploaded shortly before the event. Please contact for the paper.

Stephanie (also Stephen and Steph) Burt is the author of three poetry collections, Belmont, Parallel Play, and Popular Music, and several collections of critical works. Her essay collection Close Calls with Nonsense was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other works include Advice from the Lights; The Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them; The Art of the Sonnet; Something Understood: Essays and Poetry for Helen Vendler; The Forms of Youth: Adolescence and 20th Century Poetry; Parallel Play: Poems; Randall Jarrell on W. H. Auden; and Randall Jarrell and His Age. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, The Believer, and the Boston Review.