Ellen Bryant Voigt lectures on the role of syntax in poetry, examining its uses in Philip Larkin's "Cut Grass," Donald Justice's "To the Hawks," and D.H. Lawrence's "Snake."


In this lecture, Heather McHugh discusses the design and impact of the ends of poems, including close readings of powerful last lines including examples from the work of Emo Philips, Abd-ar-Rahman III, Su Tung-po, Anthony Hecht, D.H. Lawrence, Paul Valéry, Alan Dugan, Julio Cortázar, Louis Simpson, Samuel Beckett, and John Frederick Nims.

Poetry Center

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