Magdalen Professor Anthony Esolen argues that we need to tune our ears to what he calls “the music of language.” Such music enables poetry to do things that other forms of written communication cannot do. Listen to Dr. Esolen explain what has gone wrong with poetry in the modern age, and hear him discuss some of his own poems about creation, Pentecost, the horror of sin, and the joyful innocence of heaven. Also, learn why he—and Dante—use no other word to rhyme with “Christ”! It’s all in the latest episode of From the Summit.
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