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Oren Izenberg, Kimberly Johnson, & Matt Wickman: Devotional Poetry & the Work of Being Alive in the World
Oren Izenberg from UC-Irvine and BYU poet and scholar Kimberly Johnson talk together with Matthew Wickman, the head of the Humanities Center, about the devotional lyric, a poetic genre which reached its peak in English in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. nbsp;This remarkable poetic flourishing in England was a reaction to the new, promising, but confusing concepts of selfhood emerging during the Renaissance. nbsp;—Original airdate: 1/5/2015

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