• April 10, 2008  

    Mary Jo Bang is professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program at Washington University. Her fifth book, “Elegy,” which won of the National Book Critics Circle Award, examines the pain and grief following the death of her son. She shares two poems from the collection. Continue reading

  • January 15, 1995  

    Computer analyses seem to confirm that an elegy first published more than 350 years ago was, indeed, written by William Shakespeare. Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the bard’s poem with Roger Rosenblatt and Professor Donald Foster. Continue reading