Shop  |  Calendar  |  Join  |  Buy Tickets  |  Hamnet  |  Site Rental  |  Press Room  
About UsWhat's OnUse the CollectionDiscover ShakespeareTeach & LearnFolger InstituteSupport Us
O.B. Hardison Poetry Series
• Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute
Past Readers

   Sign up for E-news!
   Printer Friendly

Anthony Hecht

Ted Hughes called Anthony Hecht "one of the most accomplished of his extremely accomplished generation."  The author of seven books of poetry, including The Hard Hours, which received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1968.   He also wrote several volumes of essays and criticism, among them a book-length study of the poetry of W.H Auden called The Hidden Law.  He received the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (1983), the Eugenio Montale Award (1984), and the Robert Frost Medal (2000). 


Click here to listen to Anthony Hecht introduce his Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading at the Folger on December 10, 1996


Anthony Hecht

Bookmark and Share   
     Copyright & Policies   |   Sitemap   |   Contact Us   |   About This Site
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Get directions »

Federal Tax ID #04-2103542
PublicReading Room
10am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday8:45am to 4:45pm, Monday through Friday
12pm to 5pm, Sunday9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm, Saturday
Main: 202 544 4600
Box Office: 202 544 7077
Fax: 202 544 4623