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Branching Out NYC: Susan Stewart on Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova
Date and Time: 
April 17, 2007 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street

By considering the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova's (1889-1966) progression from love lyrics to political sequences, Stewart demonstrates the capacity of poets to reflect the temporary conditions of their societies and to create permanent values through their labor of memory and imagination.

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