Schlagwort: Helen Vendler

121. Dear Fellow Poetry Lovers,

Let us remember that in the end we go to poetry for one reason, so that we might more fully inhabit our lives and the world in which we live them, and that if we more fully inhabit these things, we might be less… Continue Reading „121. Dear Fellow Poetry Lovers,“

Vier Bedingungen

‚[Robert Lowell’s] poems are not easy reading for the average American, who knows no poetry, no history, no theology, and no Latin roots.‘ — Helen Vendler, The New Republic, 28 July 2003 ‚I like reading poetry at night — a doctor I know claims… Continue Reading „Vier Bedingungen“

Poets reading

„Poetry readings“ boomen in den Staaten, und das droht noch zuzunehmen nach der Millionenspende für das Poetry magazine. Aber ist das wünschenswert? But anyone who has sat through the typical poetry reading — the recitation of difficult verse in a strange, singsongy voice; the… Continue Reading „Poets reading“

Tom Paulin

In einem Brief an die NYT*) (29.11.02) reicht Helen Vendler, professor of English at Harvard university, eine Stellungnahme von Tom Paulin nach: „Whatever was said in my lengthy exchange, the views I hold on the situation in the Middle East, and on the need… Continue Reading „Tom Paulin“