Poetry Reading by Bill Dodd
–Axinn Center Abernethy Room (221)
Old Chapel Road
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
Open to the Public
Bill Dodd was born in Lancaster, U.K., and studied at Oxford University. He now lives in Tuscany, Italy. For over forty years he was a Professor of English Literature in the universities of Bologna and Siena. In 1987-88 he taught at the University of California in Santa Cruz as visiting professor. He has published many studies of Shakespeare’s plays (King Lear, Othello, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, among others), focusing above all on the theory of Shakespearean character and the nature of dramatic dialogue. He has also written on romantic and modern poets (including Keats, Eliot, Lawrence, and Edwin Muir). He has recently published two volumes of poetry: Sightings (2015) and Voicings (2018).
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