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Epic Voices: Harry Martinson’s Aniara with Fia Backström & Kira Josefsson

Apr 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Aniara

Swedish artist and writer Fia Backström gives a performative talk on Nobel laureate Harry Martinson’s 1956 epic science-fiction poem Aniara, which chronicles a flight from a decimated Earth into deep space. The inspiration for film, opera, and theater works, Aniara is one of Sweden’s most influential literary treasures. Backström will be joined by translator and writer Kira Josefsson.

Admission $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

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Date:
Apr 9, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm
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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Phone:
212-431-7920
Website:
www.poetshouse.org