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Jennifer Soong poem featured in Tracy K. Smith podcast
Poet and Chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, Tracy K. Smith, selected Jennifer Soong’s poem “The Voyage Nowhere” for the November 13 episode of Smith’s podcast “The Slowdown.” Smith began the podcast during her time as Poet Laureate, featuring, reading, and discussing a poem of her choice every weekday.
Samuel Hynes, ‘highly respected scholar-critic’ of British literature and World War II veteran, dies at 95
Samuel Hynes, the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature, Emeritus, and professor of English, emeritus, died at home in Princeton on Oct. 10. He was 95.
Maxine Hong Kingston Delivers Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading
On Wednesday, Sep. 25th, Maxine Hong Kingston, delivered a reading from her new work-in-progress in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton.
Jeffrey Alan Miller '06 named 2019 MacArthur Fellow
Jeffrey Alan Miller received an AB (2006) from Princeton University and an MSt (2007) and DPhil (2012) from the University of Oxford. He joined the faculty of Montclair State University in 2012 and is currently an associate professor in the Department of English. Miller’s work has appeared in such publications as the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Milton Quarterly, and Milton Studies.
‘Juliet and Romeo’: Newly unearthed text suggests how Milton might have edited Shakespeare
Professor Rhodri Lewis states in a recent Washington Post article, that “We now have firsthand evidence — literally, firsthand evidence — of arguably the second-greatest 17th-century writer reading the first,” said Rhodri Lewis, an English professor at Princeton University who has studied Milton and Shakespeare. “That’s an absolutely extraordinary thing.”
Esther Schor pens New York Times op-ed
"What the Trump Administration Gets Wrong About the Statue of Liberty"
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