The story of the decline of book poetry and the elevation of popular song since World War II.
The Modern Lyric
June 24, 2019 | Video
by Blanford Parker
Blanford Parker received his B.A. from Cornell College, studied Classics and English at University of Iowa, and received an M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Harvard University. He taught graduate and undergraduate students for thirty-two years at Harvard, NYU, CUNY Graduate Center, Claremont Graduate School, and Ave Maria University. He has written and published books, articles, screenplays, and poems.