Readings in Contemporary Poetry

December 1, 1995
548 West 22nd Street, NYC, 7:30pm

John Hollander

Photo: © Jerry Bauer

John Hollander's most recent collections, Tesserae and Other Poems and Selected Poetry, were published by Knopf in 1993. His books of poems include: Harp Lake (1988), In Time and Place (1986), Powers of Thirteen (1983), Blue Wine (1979), Spectral Emanations (1978), Reflections on Espionage (1976), Tales Told of the Fathers (1975), The Night Mirror (1971), Types of Shape (1968, rev. 1991), Visions from the Ramble 1965), Movie-Going (1962), and A Crackling of Thorns (1958). He has published six volumes of criticism: Gazerís Spirit, Melodious Guile, Rhyme's Reason, The Figure of Echo, Vision and Resonance, and The Untuning of the Sky. His poetry has been set to music by Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter, Alexander Goehr, George Perle and Hugo Weisgall, among others. His many honors include the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (with Anthony Hecht, 1983) and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. John Hollander is the A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of English at Yale.