Jules' Poetry Playhouse movie nights are back.... virtually! Our first feature: 2020 Nobel Prize winner Louise Glück.
MOVIE: THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS documentary series directed by filmaker Mel Stuart.
Louise Glück - reciepient of the Pultizer Prize in 1993 for The Wild Iris
Academy Chancellor from 1999 to 2005
Poet Laureate of the United States from 2003 to 2004
Filmed on location in Cambridge, MA, Yale University and Smith University. Guest appearances by Robert Pinsky and Frank Bidart.
Documentary is from 2005. Copyright by the Academy of American Poets
Tuesday, October 20th - 7 pm mountain time
Brief intro, movie by Zoom screen share (aprx 30 minutes)
followed by discussion. We will be reviewing what it means to be a poet, how does poetry speak to the people, what is that space that poetry enters between a reader and the poet?
We will also discuss her 2020 Nobel Prize award. Glück is the only the 16th female writer to win the Nobel since 1901. You are welcome to share your own stories if you have studied with Louise Glück.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
For further reading:
Louise Glück, a Nobel Winner Whose Poems Have Abundant Intellect and Deep Feeling
Poetry Foundation: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/louise-gluck
Nobel reminds us why Glück's poetry matters now Opinion by Richie Hofmann
Photos: public domain.
We look forward to seeing you at movie night!
Stay healthy - stay safe - keep on writing.
In poetry and play,
Jules Nyquist & John Roche