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Poetry in the age of the tweet

Poetry in the age of the tweet

April 4, 2017

Can poetry thrive in an age of instant communication? As April’s National Poetry Month begins, University’s poetry faculty and students have found that the answer is an emphatic “yes.” The pace of digital life has only quickened over the last ten years since Twitter was founded, but the slower process of reading and crafting poetry continues, robustly, at Rochester.

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New book brings shadow into the light

New book brings shadow into the light

July 22, 2016

A new book, edited by Kenneth Gross and compiled from lectures by the late John Hollander, traces shadow’s literary history from ancient to modern times.

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Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

April 8, 2014

Kenneth Gross, a Renaissance scholar and professor of English, became the inaugural holder of the Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English on Friday, April 4.

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Kenneth Gross Receives Award for Dramatic Criticism

Kenneth Gross Receives Award for Dramatic Criticism

December 18, 2012

Kenneth Gross, Renaissance scholar and professor of English at the University of Rochester, will share the 2011-2012 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for his book Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life. Cornell University’s Department of English, which administers the prize, calls it one of the most distinguished in American theater. Endowed by the […]

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