CREECA Fall 2021 Lecture Series
Photography in the Russian Poetic Imagination with Molly Thomasy Blasing
Thursday, October 14, 2021
224 Ingraham Hall
Professor Molly T. Blasing will consider examples of photo-poetic writing by Pasternak, Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, and other 20th and 21st century poets, to explore how interactions with photographs and photography shaped their poetic writing. Join us to learn about how the camera transformed the visual language, representational power, and metaphorical possibilities available for poetic writing in Russian.