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Richard Wilbur

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  • Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'
    The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry
  • On the eve

    Off to a good start, with the cleaning in preparation for Kathleen’s family’s descent upon us this afternoon, accompanied by the lessons and carols from King’s College on the radio. Kathleen and J.P. are finishing up the tapas for...

    Birthday wishes for Mr. Wilbur

    Distracted by the making of paragraphs and domestic duties, I overlooked that March 1 was the ninety-first birthday of Richard Wilbur, one of our most distinguished poets. I heard him read once when I was undergraduate, and a more urbane, witty, and...

    A literary stamp to these three houses

    A literary stamp to these three houses
    In 1937, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay came close to refusing an honorary degree from New York University when she learned she had been excluded from a reception for male recipients of the doctorate at the Waldorf-Astoria and instead was to have a quiet...

    Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse

    Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse
    Tartuffe Directed by David Kennedy. English translation by Richard Wilbur. Through Aug. 5 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. (203) 227-4177; http://www.westportplayhouse.org   In the past two decades, there’ve been...