Paul Celan, emerging from the European Jewish catastrophe with nothing but his (radically questioned) German mother tongue, challenges his translator too.
Readings & Conversations Archive
November 18, 1997
November 08, 1997
November 05, 1997
“Voice” is a term often used in describing a poet’s work, yet it remains a slippery concept. Does voice come from within the individual or elsewhere?
October 25, 1997
October 23, 1997
On the 25th anniversary of his death, five esteemed colleagues read and re-examine the work of Robert Lowell, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and one of the most influential post-World War II po
October 18, 1997
October 15, 1997
As part of Yari Yari: Black Women Writers and the Future: An International Conference on Literature by Women of African Descent, this reading and discussion celebrates the identity and ind
October 04, 1997
October 03, 1997
September 27, 1997
Sam Hamill will read and discuss Zen poetry in the Japanese tradition from the first Imperial anthology to the twentieth century.