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Robert Lowell

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 | 5:30 PM
Hurd Hall | Johns Hopkins Hospital

A special reading and evening in celebration of Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison's 

Robert Lowell:  Setting the River on Fire, A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character 

Dr. Kay JamisonRobert Lowell, one of America's greatest writers, suffered throughout his life from severe bipolar illness. He was hospitalized twenty times yet he lived his life with courage and used his work to describe, vividly and without equal, the terror of psychosis and the pain of depression. He also wrote, all the more convincingly, about the beauty of life and the power of love. 

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Reception to follow.
This is an open event with limited seating. Registration is required.
The book will be available for purchase at the reading.


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