East Asian Literature Scholar and translator Paula Varsano, discusses the different formal innovations and themes in Classical Chinese Poetry, with special discussion of the work o
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October 13, 2011
October 04, 2011
This evening dedicated to Classical Greek Poetry begins with a performance of “Bracko,” orchestrated by poet/translator Anne Carson and artist Robert Currie, based
September 29, 2011
Poet and translator David Ferry, author of Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse, shares his translation of this great epic of ancient Mesopotamia.
September 15, 2011
Famous for electrifying performances of his work, Kiwao Nomura is revered in Japan, where he has been awarded major literary honors.
September 10, 2011
Poets House and Trinity Wall Street, in conjunction with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, present a reading by some of America's leading poets as part of the 10th anniversary commemoration of
May 19, 2011
May 14, 2011
A translator and author of many poetry books (including The Bird Catcher, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award), Marie Ponsot discusses the fairy tale as the d
April 30, 2011
The acclaimed author of Sleeping with the Dictionary reads with two new poetry talents.
April 29, 2011
In celebration of the release of Looking Up Harryette Mullen: Interviews onSleeping with the Dictionary and other works, Harryette Mullen speaks about her playfu
Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal, one of the great poets of Latin America and "a major epic-historical poet" (Allen Ginsberg) shares his poems and talks about his life with his Eng