Helen Vendler

professor, English, Harvard University

Helen Vendler is the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor of English at Harvard University. Her many books include Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery (Princeton), as well as studies of Shakespeare, Keats, Yeats, Stevens, and Heaney. She is a frequent reviewer for the New Republic, the New York Review of Books, and other publications.

Helen Vendler is the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor of English at Harvard University. Her many books include Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery (Princeton), as well as studies of Shakespeare, Keats, Yeats, Stevens, and Heaney. She is a frequent reviewer for the New Republic, the New York Review of Books, and other publications.


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