Yeats: Writing the Political Poem

Tuesday, March 27, 2007
7:00 p.m. – Stern Center, Great Room
Helen Vendler, poetry critic

Vendler, a leading authority on poetry, will speak about poems by Yeats. She will discuss “The Irish Airman” and “Easter 1916” in relation to the difficulty for poets writing about political conflict.
Co-sponsored by English, Religion, Spanish, Sirena, German, Provost of the College, American Studies, and the Dickinson Review