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Date & Time

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
5:00 PM

Location

Foster Hall, Room 505

Admission

Free

Contact

Committee on Social Thought
773-702-8410
com-soc-tht@uchicago.edu

Description

Peter McDonald is a UK-based Irish poet, whose Collected Poems appeared in 2012. Subsequently, his volume Herne the Hunter was published in 2016, along with his verse translation, The Homeric Hymns. He is also a critic and editor: his book Sound Intentions: The Workings of Rhyme in Nineteenth-Century Poetry was published in 2012, and the first volume of his Complete Poems of W.B. Yeats will be published in 2020. He is Professor of British and Irish Poetry at the University of Oxford.

Presented by John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, Program in Creative Writing, and ALSCW (Assn. of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers)