W.H. Auden’s “The Shield of Achilles”

Wednesday, October 17, 2007  7:00pm The Heyman Center, Common Room


Free and open to the public

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An evening of Auden at the Heyman Center: two major poets and a remarkable scholar of poetry spend an evening with a volume of poems (The Shield of Achilles) by one of the greatest of poets of the twentieth century.


  • Edward Mendelson

    Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities

    Columbia University

  • Richard Howard

    Professor of Practice, School of the Arts

    Columbia University

  • Susan Stewart

    Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities: Professor of English

    Princeton University


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