Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - The Ascent of Poetry

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913, our radio special on the landmark year 1913, starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series continues today with its third installment: "The Ascent of Poetry." 1913 marked a moment when a new type of verse emerged and set off a poetry fad in the United States.

    Cary Nelson is the editor of the Anthology of Modern American Poetry and a professor at the University of Illinois.

    Charles Bernstein is a poet and theorist. He is also the Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Laura Mayer
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