Helen Vendler

Helen Vendler

Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor, Emerita

Education: A.B., Emmanuel College (1954)
Ph.D., Harvard University (1960)

Interests: English and American Lyric Poetry.

Selected Works:
The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets & Poetry (2015); Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries (2010); Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyric Form (2007); Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery (2005); Poets Thinking: Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats (2004); Coming of Age as a Poet: Milton, Keats, Eliot, Plath (2003); Seamus Heaney (1998); The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets (1997); Soul Says (1995); The Odes of John Keats (1983).



Contact Information

Office: Barker 205
p: 617-496-6028
Office Hours: By appointment