Out of the Ashes: Poetry and the Imaginative Life, with Anthony Esolen

Event details

  • Wednesday | October 4, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Portsmouth Abbey School, Regan Lecture Hall, 285 Cory's Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
  • 401.643.1175
Join acclaimed scholar, translator, professor, and cultural critic
Anthony Esolen as we explore poetry’s role in cultural renewal. The event will include lecture and Q&A.
Event co-sponsored by the Portsmouth Abbey School Department of English.


Professor Anthony Esolen is a teaching fellow and writer in residence at Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts, in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Dr. Esolen is a regular contributor to Crisis Magazine and the author of many books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Regnery Press, 2008); Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child (ISI Books, 2010) and Reflections on the Christian Life (Sophia Institute Press, 2013). His most recent books are Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching (Sophia Institute Press, 2014); Defending Marriage (Tan Books, 2014); Life Under Compulsion(ISI Books, 2015); and Out of the Ashes (Regnery, 2017). Esolen has translated into English Dante’s Divine Comedy, Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, and Torquato Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered.