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2002: Stanley Kunitz on Anna Akhmatova
Recorded At: Proshansky Auditorium CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Ave Recorded On: Wednesday, May 8, 2002
Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz reads and discusses one of Russia’s most significant poets, in celebration of the re-release of his translations with the late Max Hayward. As an unwavering witness to the turmoil of the first half of the twentieth century, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) still speaks eloquently to us of crisis and survival.
(Full Audio, approx. 55 mins)