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Branching Out NYC: Martín Espada on Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
Date and Time: 
October 17, 2006 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street

Among his many masterworks, Neruda wrote poems about the mysterious power of poetry itself, a power embraced by Chilean culture. This evening focuses on the evolution of Neruda as a political poet, his struggle and exile at the hands of his own government, his death in the wake of the military coup, and his redemption after democracy returned to Chile.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America and the TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
Branching Out