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Passwords: John Felstiner on Paul Celan, Pablo Neruda and Ranier Maria Rilke

Nov 20, 2002 | 7:00 pm

Paul Celan

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
7:00 pm
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