Robert Pinsky, the former U.S. Poet Laureate, talked about the work of two major 20th century poets, Robert Frost and William Carlos… read more
Robert Pinsky, the former U.S. Poet Laureate, talked about the work of two major 20th century poets, Robert Frost and William Carlos Williams, whose distinct voices are unified by a common interest in the American idiom and the construction of the American memory. Mr. Pinsky examined the shared themes in their work and their impact on American culture. He responded to audience members' questions.
Robert Pinsky is the author of six books of poetry and teaches at Boston University.
Branching Out NYC is a program of the Poets House and the Poetry Society of America. This event, “Robert Pinsky on Robert Frost and William Carlos Williams,” was co-sponsored by and held at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
Hosting OrganizationMore Hosting Organizations
Book Discussion on Architecture of Democracy
Allan Greenberg talked with Professor Rybczynski about his book Architecture of Democracy: The Founding Fathers' Vision…
Nonfiction Page Turners: Finding the Story
Moderated by Mr. Taylor, prize-winning nonfiction writers described how they found and developed the ideas for…
Marshall Coyne Library Sale Part 2
Mr. Kiffer described some of the items from Marshall Coyne’s library that were sold at auction by…
Marshall Coyne Library Sale Part 1
Mr. Kiffer described a selection of some of the items from Marshall Coyne’s library that was sold at auction…