Never miss a post
Your email address:*
Name: 
Please enter all required fields
Correct invalid entries

Categories

« Jill Allyn Rosser presents a poem by Denise Duhamel | Main | Sharon Dolin: The Hunters and the Hunted »

July 22, 2012

Comments

Splendid post on the greatest 19th Centry American novel (Portrait of a Lady) after Huck Finn

What a lovely post, Alice. And how sweet to encounter the words Reid Hall, and the references to the Smith College junior year abroad program, in your chapters on Jacqueline Bouvier. I lived at Reid Hall for an entire summer, as well as for shorter periods in the other seasons, during the two-plus years I was a graduate student at Cambridge. Reid Hall was then and is perhaps still now owned and directed by Columbia and was home to various junior year abroad programs of which the ones I recall most vividly are Smith and Wesleyan. In those days, perhaps not now, Reid Hall (at quatre rue de chevreuse) had a limited number of dorm rooms, a good lunch plan, a piano my two composer friends played, and of course the magnificent garden. --DL

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Best American Poetry Web ad3
Cover
click image to order your copy
BAP ad
Cover
"Lively and affectionate" Publishers Weekly

Radio

I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark


from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman

ThisWayOut
Click image to order

StatCounter

  • StatCounter