Wednesday, March 28, 2007

This Hill has ayes ...

... The Long-Cherished Anger of Geoffrey Hill. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.

A few years ago, I introduced Geoffrey Hill at the 92d Street Y. He told the audience that the best way to approach his poetry was simply to read it and not bother with the allusions, that it wasn't meant to be puzzled out. I find that works.

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  1. Joe(new york)8:26 PM

    Geoffrey Hill: A Life In Poetry

    a celebration of his career

    http://www.buworldofideas.org/shows/2006/07/20060723.asp

    Joe (new york)

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