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Henry Taylor

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Catalog Number: 20010411, 20001004

The well-known translator and Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Henry Taylor, gives a lighthearted public poetry reading, which includes works old and new, including several poems from his book, Brief Candles: 101 Clerihews. You’ll not only learn about the obscure poetic clerihew form, but you’ll also hear one of the most tender love poems ever written by this man who remarried his estranged after 27 years of divorce.

| Subject Matter: Translation, Poetic Clerihew, Love | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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