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 Alan Shapiro

Miami University – Oxford, Ohio – 10-23-08

Alan Shapiro

Alan Shapiro has published ten books of poetry, most recently Old War (Houghton Mifflin 2008), and two memoirs, The Last Happy Occasion and Vigil, both published in 1997 by the University of Chicago. He has also published In Praise of the Impure: Poetry and the Ethical Imagination: Essays, 1980-1991 (Northwestern University, 1993) and a translation of The Oresteia (Oxford University, 2004). His new translation of The Trojan Women, by Euripedes, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.