Robert Hass & Andrew Motion at Aldeburgh (3)

Robert Hass


Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 17:30 James Cable Room, White Hart Hotel, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

About the event

Robert Hass at the 23rd Aldeburgh poetry festival. Exchange: 21st Century war poetry. War has changed radically since the start of the 20th century. The ‘enemy’ is rarely in uniform; civilians are the major casualties; precision air strikes, drones and long-range artillery dehumanise much modern warfare. Robert Hass and Andrew Motion are greatly preoccupied with the subject and
as former US and UK Laureates, they share a sense of the
public responsibility of poetry. A fascinating encounter. Tickets £8. Call 01728 687110 or visit www.poetrytrust.org