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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergrad Poetry Festival

Students from nearly 20 area colleges and universities, including Boston College senior Walker Halstad, will read their original work at the 2018 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival, to be  hosted by Boston College today. Halstad, an English major and Hispanic Studies minor … Continue reading

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The war poets at Rapallo

Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Lauren Arrington will present “‘Shell-shocked Walt Whitmans’: W.B. Yeats and the War Poets at Rapallo” on Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Burns Library’s Irish Room. Arrington’s lecture will revisit W.B. Yeats’s attitude toward the … Continue reading

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The political life of poetry

How might American poetry potentially give meaning to events, locating them in a larger context and story, shuttling back and forth in time, and including all the riches of its institutional memory? This question is the heart of a Clough … Continue reading

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Poetry and emotion

In The Romantic Voice, a two disc recording, Boston College Rattigan Professor Emeritus in English Literature John Mahoney brings to life in his distinctive voice poems and prose by Romantic poets William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and John … Continue reading

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Literary Lives

Irish writers are the subject of the exhibition that opened this weekend at the McMullen Musuem of Art. “Literary Lives: Portraits from the Crawford Art Gallery and Abbey Theatre, Ireland” captures the visages of Irish writers by Irish artists in … Continue reading

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