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Lark in the Morning: The Verses of the Troubadours with W. D. Snodgrass & Robert Kehew

Sep 28, 2005 | 7:00 pm

Lark in the Morning book cover

A celebration of the influential poetry of the troubadours, whose work flourished in southern France during the height of the Middle Ages. W. D. Snodgrass and Robert Kehew present verse translations of poems by Bertran de Ventadorn, the Monk of Montaudo, Bertran de Born, Marcabru, and others, and discuss their history, relevance to 20th-century poetics, and the challenges of translating their work.

Introduction by Stephen Motika:

Reading Part 1 – W. D. Snodgrass and Robert Kehew:

Reading Part 2 – W. D. Snodgrass and Robert Kehew:

An example of the music of the troubadours:

Reading Part 3 and Discussion – W. D. Snodgrass and Robert Kehew:

Location Poets House, Spring Street Sponsored By Poets House


Sep 28, 2005
7:00 pm
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