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The Poetry Center presents Kenneth Rexroth, reading from his poetry and playing recordings of French songs.
The Poetry Center and San Francisco Public Library present Richard Eberhart delivering a memorial lecture on Robert Frost (1874-1973), addressing Frost's life and work.
The Poetry Center presents Roberto Tejada delivering the 31st annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture. Tejada focuses on the Oppens’ time living in Mexico during the years 1950 to 1958. Images are reproduced courtesy of the Mandeville Special Collections and Archives, University of California, San Diego, with particular thanks to Rob Melton at the Archive of New Poetry. The Oppen Memorial Lecture series benefits from the support of the Dorothy A. Fowler Trust.
The Poetry Center presents a two-part program dedicated to Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). In part one, actor Joseph Miksak reads from the poetry of Jeffers, and in part two William Everson (a.k.a. Brother Antoninus) delivers an impromptu lecture prefacing his own poem "The Poet is Dead," written in memoriam to Jeffers.