Audio Archive

Schwehn, Kaethe

Kaethe studied creative writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Montana and earned a BA from Gustavus Adolphus College. She is the author of several books and teaches composition and creative writing at St. Olaf College.

Recordings

"Look At This Great Sight": Seeing Well in Poetry and In Our Lives – Part 1: A bird is a bird, a bush is a bush … right? Why Emily Dickinson or Moses would disagree.

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

"Look At This Great Sight": Seeing Well in Poetry and In Our Lives – Part 2: If God can be found in a burning bush, can knowledge be found in scaly fish pulp?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

"Look At This Great Sight": Seeing Well in Poetry and In Our Lives – Part 3: Have You Wasted Your Life?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

"Look At This Great Sight": Seeing Well in Poetry and In Our Lives – Part 4: Seeing Everything At Once: What the Surrealists Can Teach Us About God

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

"Look At This Great Sight": Seeing Well in Poetry and In Our Lives – Part 5: If "there will never be a tomorrow", how do we stay in the now?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

To Burn Without Being Consumed: Pushing the Limits of Poetry – Part 1: Whatever Happened to Lot's Wife?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

To Burn Without Being Consumed: Pushing the Limits of Poetry – Part 2: Is Contemporary Poetry Worth Reading?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

To Burn Without Being Consumed: Pushing the Limits of Poetry – Part 3: Is There Anything Funny About World War II

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

To Burn Without Being Consumed: Pushing the Limits of Poetry – Part 4: "The Whiskey On Your Breath": Writing a (Bad) Love Poem In 5 Easy Steps

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

To Burn Without Being Consumed: Pushing the Limits of Poetry – Part 5: Bland Words and Boring Prayers: Can Poetry Improve Our Relationship With God?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2005

Poetry and the Bible: Lazarus

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Poetry and the Bible: Eve

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Who's Allowed to Write About the Holocaust?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Poetry and Grief (Part 1)

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Poetry and the Bible: Judas and Peter

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Can Poetry Usurp the Function of Religion in Our Lives?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Theme Vespers

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2006

Giving Tree?: Frost & Levine

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2009

Flower Power: Herbert & Gluck

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2009

To Everything There Is a Season: Keats & Wright

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2009

My Heart Stirred for a Bird! Dickinson & Hopkins

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2009

What Makes a Poem Great? Keats "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2010

God is Great–But What Makes a Great Poem About God?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2010

Is War Necessary In Order to Make Great Art?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2010

Should a "Great" Poem Change the Reader?

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2010

Can Mothers Be Great? Poems About Motherhood

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2010

An Evening of Stories and Song with Kaethe Schwehn and Linda Allen – January 23, 2015

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2015

Reforming the Stories We Tell with Kaethe Schwehn

Presenter: Schwehn, Kaethe / 2018

Holden wishes to express appreciation to PLU, Pacific Lutheran University, for their support of the Holden Audio Archive Project.

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