A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature
“The body doesn’t make sense by itself,” you said, pointing the red-tip
wand at the chalky nudes of Ingres.
Brian Rutter 1982 – 2017 Today, the day after you died, all I remember is our classroom next door to each other, rooms filled with chalk boards, bulletin boards, and … Continue reading →
At almost 74, of all the people in my life, it may be the teachers I remember most vividly. Mrs. Kelly, my first grade teacher (who began it all); my … Continue reading →
You taught us Dante: On a dike above
a burning plain, he peers at the charred and upturned face
of his own teacher, but the face I see is yours.
Produced by WQED in Pittsburgh, this half-hour video features Christopher Plummer in the role of Vladimir Nabokov teaching at Cornell University. Plummer briefly introduces the video and assumes the Russian novelist’s … Continue reading →
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