This talk explores Lorca’s artistic sources, including Andalusian music and the metaphorical style characteristic of the avant-garde Hispanic literary movement Ultraísmo.
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November 14, 2006
November 02, 2006
Nathalie Stephens writes at the border between languages: in her case, English and French.
October 30, 2006
The reading follows an intensive writing workshop for local high school students led by Thomas Lux and Sarah Lawrence College MFA students.
October 17, 2006
Among his many masterworks, Neruda wrote poems about the mysterious power of poetry itself, a power embraced by Chilean culture.
October 12, 2006
Poets House congratulates Cave Canem on a decade of nurturing emerging African-American poets.
October 05, 2006
Readings and discussion highlight the life and poetry of Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), visionary poet, political activist, and unparalleled voice in twentieth century American literature.
October 03, 2006
Palestinian Taha Muhammad Ali's poetry is driven by a storyteller's vivid imagination, disarming humor, and unflinching honesty.
September 27, 2006
Commemorate the 65th anniversary of Babi Yar (the 1941 Jewish Massacre in Kiev) with a reading by the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the world premiere of Dimitri Shostakovich's two-
September 20, 2006
"The poem comes in the form of a blessing -'like rapture breaking on the mind,'" wrote the late Stanley Kunitz in the introduction to Passing Through.