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Passwords: John Felstiner on Paul Celan, Pablo Neruda and Ranier Maria Rilke
Nov 20, 2002 | 7:00 pm
John Felstiner discusses Chilean-born Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), who won the Nobel Prize in literature and Paul Celan (1920-1970), a German speaking Jewish poet born in Romania, who wrote “Deathfugue” in 1945, the most stunning poem to emerge from World War II. Rare recordings of the poets’ voices will be played.
Location Poets House, Spring Street Sponsored By Poets House
- Nov 20, 2002
- Event Category:
- Readings and Conversations