Passwords: Richard Howard on Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire
Date and Time: 
February 28, 1996 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
The Mercantile Library, 17 East 47th Street

What if Baudelaire had read the quintessential American poet Walt Whitman instead of Edgar Allan Poe, who wrote in a European tradition? Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and acclaimed translator Richard Howard will conjure an imagined Americanization of this French poet.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations