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September 14, 2012

Tags: Richard Wilbur, Oedipus the King, Old Dominion, The Common, Amherst

Just out is an excerpt from my bio-in-progress of Richard Wilbur, in the Summer 2012 AMHERST magazine. Its focus is Wilbur's college career, during which he was an outspoken and highly articulate pacifist and progressive. Coming next month in THE COMMON is another bio excerpt, this one entitled "The Poet in Rome", about Wilbur's annusmirabilis in Rome, 1954-55. My translation of OEDIPUS THE KING (more…)

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