Professor of Poetry lecture: Pirates, poets, and "plagiarism"

A. E. Stallings' next Professor of Poetry lecture will be on 9 May at 5.30pm in Examination Schools. The title of the talk is: 'Pirates, poets, and "plagiarism": How Byron translated and was translated by Greek poetry and reality'. This is a free, public lecture and all are welcome. No booking required; seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

A.E. Stallings is an American poet who studied Classics at the University of Georgia and Oxford. She has published four collections of poetry, Archaic SmileHapax, and Olives, and most recently, Like, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She has published three verse translations, Lucretius's The Nature of Things (in rhyming fourteeners!), Hesiod's Works and Days, and an illustrated The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice. A selected poems, This Afterlife, is just out from FSG in the US and Carcanet in the UK.


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