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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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“Do not go gentle into that good night”

Click here to hear Dylan Thomas reading the poem.

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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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Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Billy Collins

Wed, Nov 10 2010 |   8:00 Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room – New Brunswick Billy Collins is an American phenomenon. No poet since Robert Frost has managed to combine high critical acclaim with such broad popular appeal. His work … Continue reading

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“A Sonnet is a moment’s monument,—”

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a skilled painter and illustrator as well as a poet.  He illuminated the introductory sonnet to The House of Life (above) as a present for his mother’s birthday.  For a larger image (powered by zoomify), go … Continue reading

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The 2010 Poets Forum

The Academy of American Poets will be running “a series of events exploring the ever-changing landscape of contemporary poetry in America. The Forum will feature in-depth discussions with an array of distinguished poets; readings; lectures; publication parties; and a new … Continue reading

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