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Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

Arts

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

10.6.17

Five other Harvardians were also honored by the National Book Foundation.

11.16.17

Fellow classics concentrators Sam Beck ’16 (left) and E.E. Cummings ’15

 

What one undergraduate learned

10.18.17

Davenport at home in 1975, with two of his own works behind him. An image of Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon partners Davenport’s portrait.

Davenport at home in 1975, with two of his own works behind him. An image of Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon partners Davenport’s portrait.

Photograph by Guy Mendes

Brief life of a polymathic stylist: 1927-2005

November-December 2017

Stephanie Burt, recently named co-editor of poetry at The Nation, in her office at Harvard

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Stephanie Burt ’94 is the kind of poetry critic who provokes anger in other poetry critics.

November-December 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

September-October 2017

Malka Older

Courtesy of Malka Older

Sci-fi meets the political thriller.

September-October 2017

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17