Hildegard's poems were written to be sung by the women of her 12th century German monastery. The poet Mechtild was an embattled Beguine of the 13th century.
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October 25, 1996
October 09, 1996
Clayton Eshleman, editor and translator of the Artaud anthology Watchfiends and Rack Screams (Exact Change, 1995), presents the life and work of the French poet and playwr
October 03, 1996
Women writing in Yiddish defied male hierarchy with poems of exquisite sexual candor and rebellion. Yiddish texts and English translations provided. No knowledge of Yiddish necessary.
September 28, 1996
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April 27, 1996
Concentrating primarily on Celia Dropkin, Rachel Korn, Anna Margolin, and Kadya Molodowsky, Ruth Whitman will conduct a “guided reading tour” through Yiddish poetry written by wome