The Lionel Trilling Seminar

The Spontaneous Particulars of Sound

Thursday, December 1, 2011  6:15pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Free and open to the public

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Poet Susan Howe is the recipient of the 2011 Bollingen Prize in American Poetry.  She will deliver this semester's Lionel Trilling Seminar on the poetry of Wallace Stevens in a talk entitled "The Spontaneous Particulars of Sound." Responding will be poets Charles Bernstein and Joan Richardson.


  • Featured Speaker

    Susan Howe

    Poet and Critic

  • Respondents

    Charles Bernstein

    Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    University Pennsylvania

  • Joan Richardson

    Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and American Studies

    Graduate Center, CUNY


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