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Painted Word Poetry Series: Stephanie Burt

Feb 27, 2019
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Fleming Museum 204 (Marble Court)

Poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt is the author of eight published books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. Her essay collections include Close Calls with Nonsense (Graywolf Press, 2009), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Advice from the Lights: Poems (Graywold, 2017). Her other works include The Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them (Harvard UP, 2016); The Art of the Sonnet (Harvard University Press, 2010); The Forms of Youth: Adolescence and 20th Century Poetry (Columbia University Press, 2007); Parallel Play: Poems (Graywold, 2006); Randall Jarrell and His Age (Columbia University Press, 2002); and Popular Music (Center for Literary Publishing, 1999). The New York TImes called Burt "one of the most influential poetry critics of her generation." The recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, 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. Poetry editor of The Nation, Stephanie Burt is a professor of English at Harvard University.

Co-sponsored with the UVM Deparment of English.

Price: Regular Admission
Sponsor: Fleming Museum

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