Celebrating Recent Work by Erik Gray

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
Location: 
The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
Event Category: 
Talks

New Books in the Arts & Sciences

Celebrating Recent Work by Erik Gray

Thursday, March 8, 2018  6:15pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room

Registration

Free and open to the public

No registration necessary

First come, first seated

Sponsors

Heyman Center for the Humanities

Society of Fellows in the Humanities

Office of the Divisional Deans in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

New Books in the Arts & Sciences
         —panel discussions celebrating recent work by the Columbia Faculty

The Art of Love Poetry
By: Erik Gray

-The first volume to offer an integral theory of love poetry that explores why poetry is consistently associated with romantic love

-Offers close readings of numerous love poems to guide readers to a deeper appreciation of some of the world's most beautiful love lyrics

-Covers topics such as the poetic kiss, the lyric of conjugal love, and the role of animals in love poetry

-All non-English poems are given in, or accompanied by, a translation