Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Number 70 Oxford St
Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: UB03, Number 70 Oxford Street
Tickets: FREE - available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robinson-jeffers-the-loving-inhumanist-lecture-with-andre-naffis-sahely-tickets-51883084703
A special chance to spend some time with one of the Manchester Writing School’s most exciting visiting fellows, André Naffis-Sahely. Join us for what promises to be an unmissable lecture.
This lecture will consider The Double Axe and Other Poems (1948), which Jeffers published at a time of rampant US jingoism in the wake of the Allied victory in World War II. The anti-militarism of the book and the author’s uncompromising philosophy of inhumanism eventually led to the downfall of one of the 20th century’s greatest American poets. Why?