Library of Congress Posts Poetry Readings

To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Library of Congress has posted online some 50 recordings from its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature, including readings and lectures by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, Czeslaw Milosz and Paul Muldoon. The library, which administers the nation’s poet laureateship, has more than 2,000 recordings in that collection, […]

Liberate Poetry, Robert Pinsky’s Manifesto

Liberate Poetry! Robert Pinsky’s Manifesto for Readers Aug 26, 2013 10:06 AM EDT   Poetry has been taken hostage by the academy and its obsession with “meaning,” but former poet laureate Robert Pinsky rides to the rescue with his new book celebrating language and sound. Daniel Bosch on a call to bring music back to […]