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The Confessional Poets

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Many poets write personal poetry but the confessional poets are known for addressing previously taboo themes: mental breakdowns, treatment and hospitalization, abortion, women's bodies, drugs, homosexuality, sex, Aids and more! This class includes contemporary poets such as Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Sharon Olds, John Berryman, Allen Ginsberg, Marilyn Hacker as well as a few from the past; Sappho, Emily Dickinson, once shocking, they are now part of poetic tradition.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

MPL - Main

Carole Stone 



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Registration Closes On
Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/12/2018 - 4/26/2018 Weekly - Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Montclair, MPL - Main  Map Carole Stone