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Poetry Reading Focuses on Literature,
Ethnic Identity in America

By Ralph Derickson

 

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Hollander is a distinguished poet, critic and translator. He is the author of 22 books of poetry including "Tales Told of the Fathers," "Figurehead," "Night Mirror," "Visions from the Ramble" and a soon-to-be-released volume titled "Picture Window."

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Lexington, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2002) -- American poetry and Jewish identity will be the topic of a poetry reading by John Hollander, the Sterling Professor Emeritus of English at Yale University, at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the President's Room of the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts.

The reading is free and open to the public.

Hollander is a distinguished poet, critic and translator. He is the author of 22 books of poetry including "Tales Told of the Fathers," "Figurehead," "Night Mirror," "Visions from the Ramble" and a soon-to-be-released volume titled "Picture Window."

Hollander's visit to UK is sponsored by the Judaic Studies program.


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