"It is broken metrically, to describe a civilization in rubble."
“In this conversation (with then-president Dr. George Harne), Anthony Esolen discusses reading and teaching Whitman and Eliot and considers the paradox of classically trained revolutionaries in the arts. Dr. Esolen also introduces and discusses his poem The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lord and reads a hymn from that poem (# 17). Be sure not to miss his impersonation of Marlon Brando.”
Recorded in December 2019 for “From the Summit,” Magdalen College, Warner, NH.
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