Edward Hirsch: Styles of Love Poetry

Wednesday, 14 February 2001 - 5:00pm6:30pm

3619 Locust Walk

Edward Hirsch: Styles of Love Poetry

Edward Hirsch

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2001 with multiple award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, who reads from his book On Love, a collection of poems written by him and such orphic figures as Gertrude Stein, Charles Baudelaire, and D.H. Lawrence. Penn Religious Studies Professor Ann Matter begins by introducing "St. Valentine" and explains how he came to be associated with this most secular of holidays.

Cosponsored by Kelly Writers House

Event is free and open to the public.

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