Author Marjorie Garber Speaks on "Bartlett's Familiar Shakespeare"
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History, myth and a contemporary wit are frequent bedfellows in Scottish poet Carol Ann Duffy's work. A celebrated and award-winning poet, writer and playwright, Duffy has won the T.S. Eliot Prize and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, among others, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in 2009, the first woman to hold the position. Her collections of poetry include The Bees, Rapture and Jubilee Lines. For this appearance, she'll read selections from her own work and from her favorite works by others. Learn More
Marjorie Garber is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and of English and American Literature and Language and director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Her book, Shakespeare After All, was chosen as one of _Newsweek_’s ten best nonfiction books of the year and described as “the indispensable introduction to the indispensable writer.”
This lecture is presented as part of the Shakespeare in Washington festival.
Words on Will
Words on Will is a lecture series that brings in luminaries from across the worlds of arts, letters, and other fields to discuss the role Shakespeare has played in their lives and work.
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