Poetry at Beinecke Library

Poetry Reading: Nathaniel Tarn

Posted in Readings at Beinecke by beineckepoetry on February 6, 2007

Nathaniel Tarn



Thursday, February 22nd, 4pm
Sponsored by the Modern Books and Manuscripts Collection
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street


Please join us for a poetry reading by Nathaniel Tarn on Thursday, February 22nd, 2007, 4pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Poet, translator, anthropologist, and editor Nathaniel Tarn is the author of more than thirty volumes of poetry, essays, and translations, including a collection of his essays on poetics and anthropology, Views from the Weaving Mountain, and his recently published Selected Poems 1950-2000. Tarn founded and edited the Cape Editions series in England in the 1960s, publishers of Charles Olson, J.H. Prynne, Ted Berrigan, and others. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Guinness prize, a Wenner Gren fellowship, a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania fellowship, and a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship. Until his retirement in 1985, Tarn was a professor in comparative literature at Rutgers.

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