Annual Prokhorov Lecture by Marjorie Levinson – Lyric: the idea of this invention

Marjorie Levinson delivered the 2015 Annual Prokhorov Lecture in Critical Theory on the topic Lyric: the idea of this invention (5 March 2015).

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About our speaker

Marjorie Levinson is F. L. Huetwell Professor of English at the University of Michigan. A leading expert in Romanticism and literary and cultural theory, she is the author of The Romantic Fragment Poem: Critique of a FormWordsworth’s Great Period Poems, and Keats's Life of Allegory: Origins of a Style.

Her recent work focusses on theoretical and philosophical issues and will soon be published as a monograph. "Lyric: the idea of this invention" will form the final chapter of that book.

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