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Richard Wilbur

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  • George Hitchcock dies at 96; poet and publisher of the literary magazine 'kayak'

    George Hitchcock dies at 96; poet and publisher of the literary magazine 'kayak'
    George Hitchcock, a poet, painter and UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor whose iconoclastic vision as publisher of the literary magazine "kayak" helped free American poetry from mid-20th century orthodoxies and provided an early forum for such distinguished writers as Robert Bly, Raymond Carver and Philip Levine, died Friday at his home in Eugene, Ore. He was 96.
  • Theater review: 'The Bungler' at A Noise Within

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews A Noise Within's effervescent staging of Molière's "The Bungler"

    A Noise Within announces its first season in its new theater in Pasadena

     
    A Noise Within will open its new home in Pasadena with a season of Shakespeare and other old favorites as well as some less frequently performed works. The classical repertory company -- which will be marking its 20th anniversary --...

    Music review: 'Candide' at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    "Candide" -- failed book by Lillian Hellman, delicious lyrics by Richard Wilbur, inspired score by Leonard Bernstein -- opens on Dec. 1, 1956, in New York and closes two months later after 73 performances. Broadway applies the f-word. A flop?...

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'
    The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...