90 Years of ... Plums and William Carlos Williams's "This Is Just to Say"

Code: LH51503

Dates: March 1, 2024

Meets: 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

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One of the world's most popular and most parodied poems was published 90 years ago, so take a closer look at "This Is Just To Say", its background, translations and parodies. Along the way, look at William Carlos Williams' interesting life, plums in other artworks and the role of Williams's hometown, Paterson, NJ, in 20th-century American poetry.
Fee: $39.00
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Roslyn Blyn LaDrew

Dr. Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew received her Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. in Celtic Languages and Literature at Harvard University, with study abroad in Ireland (Co. Donegal), Scotland (Stornoway, Isle of Lewis), and Wales (Aberystwyth). She was a columnist for the Irish Edition newspaper for about 25 years, until the paper's final issue. She currently teaches Irish (Gaeilge) at the University of Pennsylvania and also teaches Irish and Welsh online. She is also a musician, singing and playing the fiddle with the group Roz an' the Beaux.



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