Notes On Poetry
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In his first talk on American poets associated with Elliott Carter, Mark Lawson reflects on the tortured and tragic work and life of Hart Crane (1899-1932).
In his second talk on American poets who have worked with Elliott Carter, Mark Lawson considers John Hollander (b.1929) whose verse explores the relationship between poetry and music.
Concluding his talks on American poets who have influenced the music of Elliott Carter, Mark Lawson discusses Robert Lowell (1917-1977), who in the 1960s was a pioneer of confessional verse.