Mary Jo Bang's new translation of Dante's "Inferno is true to the moral and emotional intensity of the original, but she infuses the text with her own voice and modern allusions to Stephen Colbert and "Southpark."…
By Arts Desk
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…
By Tom LeGro
Poet Mary Jo Bang reads some of her poems.
Poet Mary Jo Bang reads some of her poems from her 2007 collection "Elegy," which explores the poetic form of grief and mourning.
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