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The Lip of the Flamingo: A Lecture

The Lip of the Flamingo: A Lecture

Donnelly, Timothy
Title: The Lip of the Flamingo: A Lecture
Reading Date: Friday, February 23, 2018



by Tyler Meier



by Matthew Zapruder

Excerpt from "'The Lip of the Flamingo’: Poetry and the Misuse of Language," "Fascination," "Diet Mountain Dew," and "The Endless"-27112


"The Lip of the Flamingo" and "Fascination" are uncollected.


Donnelly, Timothy. "Diet Mountain Dew." The New Yorker. The New Yorker, 21 March 2016. Web. 2 Apr. 2018.

Donnelly, Timothy. "The Endless." Poem-a-Day. The Academy of American Poets, 11 Sep. 2017. Web. 2 Apr. 2018.

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Reading Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Series: Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry, Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Timothy Donnelly gives a lecture on catachresis, the uncanny, and Emily Dickinson. He also reads three uncollected poems. This lecture was originally given with Srikanth Reddy and Rachel Zucker as part of the 2018 Bagley Wright Lecture Series conference "You Are Who I Am Talking To: Poetry, Attention, & Audience."