David Lehman

David Lehman is the editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry. He won the 2010 Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for his book A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs. He teaches in the graduate writing program at the New School in New York City.

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May 28 2013 8:15 AM“The Escape Artist”
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June 28 2005 7:12 AM"Confessions of a Mask"
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Feb. 25 2003 1:43 PM"February 26"
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July 25 2001 3:00 AMAugust 31 Happy Anniversary
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Sept. 20 2000 3:00 AMDecember 8
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Jan. 16 1997 3:30 AMTwo DaysJuly 10
Classic Poems
Jan. 22 2013 9:19 AM“Where Ignorance Is Bliss, Tis Folly To Be Wise”David Lehman on why Thomas Gray’s “Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College” is an overlooked poetic masterpiece.
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Oct. 12 2004 1:20 PM"Poem in the Manner of the 1990s"
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Nov. 19 2002 10:34 AM"November 18"
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June 13 2001 3:00 AMFebruary 10: The Business
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May 24 2000 3:00 AMAugust 15