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Passwords: John Felstiner on Paul Celan, Pablo Neruda and Ranier Maria Rilke

Paul Celan
Pablo Neruda
Rainer Maria Rilke
Date and Time: 
November 20, 2002 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House, Spring Street

John Felstiner discusses Chilean-born Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), who won the Nobel Prize in literature and Paul Celan (1920-1970), a German speaking Jewish poet born in Romania, who wrote “Deathfugue” in 1945, the most stunning poem to emerge from World War II. Rare recordings of the poets’ voices will be played.

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