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The power of poetry: Stephen Burt at TEDGlobal 2013

The power of poetry: Stephen Burt at TEDGlobal 2013

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“I read poetry all the time, I write about poetry frequently, and I take poems apart to see how they work,” says Stephen Burt as he takes the TEDGlobal stage. “I’m a word person. I understand the world best and most fully through words, rather than pictures or numbers. When I have a new experience, []

Imagined Beauty: The speakers in Session 10 at TEDGlobal 2013

Imagined Beauty: The speakers in Session 10 at TEDGlobal 2013

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Beauty is always a key theme at TED, and in this session, Imagined Beauty, there’s something for everyone, with speakers including a couple whose professions have required the coining of new words. ┬áMeet the “cloudspotter,” the “mathemagician,” and the others who presented to us in this session of TEDGlobal. Click on their name for a []