New Books in the Arts & Sciences

Celebrating Recent Work by Erik Gray

Thursday, March 8, 2018  6:15pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Free and open to the public

No registration necessary

First come, first seated

New Books in the Arts & Sciences
         —panel discussions celebrating recent work by the Columbia Faculty

The Art of Love Poetry
By: Erik Gray

-The first volume to offer an integral theory of love poetry that explores why poetry is consistently associated with romantic love

-Offers close readings of numerous love poems to guide readers to a deeper appreciation of some of the world's most beautiful love lyrics

-Covers topics such as the poetic kiss, the lyric of conjugal love, and the role of animals in love poetry

-All non-English poems are given in, or accompanied by, a translation


  • Author

    Erik Gray

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Columbia University

  • Moderator

    Kathy Eden

    Chavkin Family Professor of English Literature and Professor of Classics

    Columbia University

  • Discussant

    Susan Stewart

    Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities: Professor of English

    Princeton University

  • Discussant

    Stefanie Markovits

    Professor of English

    Yale University


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