Author Archives: Michael Leong

FINAL EXAM: 12/23, 12-3pm, MU 115

The final exam will be held in our usual classroom.  Best of luck with your end-of-the-semester studies!

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The Black Riders and Other Lines

Below are some images of the 1895 version of Stephen Crane’s The Black Riders and Other Lines, which was published by Copeland and Day.

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“Do not go gentle into that good night”

Click here to hear Dylan Thomas reading the poem.

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Robert Lowell’s “For the Union Dead” turns 50 this month

See David Barber’s article in The Atlantic, which was the magazine that published Lowell’s poem in 1960 as a double-spread.

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On A.R. Ammons’ “Corsons Inlet”

As your anthology notes, Corson’s Inlet is in southern New Jersey; it is, according to the NJDEP, “one of the last undeveloped tracts of land along the state’s oceanfront. The area’s natural habitats are rich in the diversity of its … Continue reading

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The Ode

An elaborately formal lyric poem, often in the form of a lengthy ceremonious address to a person or abstract entity, always serious and elevated in tone. There are two different classical models: in Greek, the epinicion or choral ode of Pindar devoted to public … Continue reading

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In Honor of Tyler: An LGBT Reading

Writers House and The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum Present: In Honor of Tyler: An LGBT Reading Rutgers has a wealth of LGBT role models in the literary arts. Join us as Mark Doty, Cheryl Clarke, Jess Arndt, and Sara … Continue reading

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